News that a Russian strike aircraft has been shot down by Turkey has again focused attention on Russia's air campaign in Syria, which began in late September. The Russians deployed a small but decisive air and naval force to side with...Show More Summary
The US Navy has awarded contracts worth $245 million to seven construction companies for projects in the Marianas islands where the major air and naval bases on Guam are located, the US Department of Defense announced.
All existing air corridors for civilian aircraft over Lebanon will be closed for the three consecutive days from Friday night due to the Russian naval drills in the Mediterranean, a source in the airport of Beirut said.
My latest at the Diplomat looks at one of the more impressive recent salvos in the ongoing Carrier Wars: Jerry Hendrix traces the history of the carrier air wing, with emphasis on how the World War II experience led American naval aviators to appreciate the need for long range attack aircraft. Especially late in the […]
The Pacific Northwest is a beautiful place, but with that beauty comes some of the most dangerous terrain and harsh weather in the United States. NAS Whidbey Island Search And Rescue, often known by their callsign “Firewood,” with their three MH-60S Seahawks, crews and maintainers, are ready to take on nature’s challenges at a moments notice in order to save lives. Read more...
Russia's Baltic Sea Fleet Naval Aviation pilots performed night training flights during the drills, according to the statement of the Defense Ministry.
The captain of the Mayport Naval Station-based USS Philippine Sea died Saturday after a fire at his home at Jacksonville Naval Air Station.
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Enoch Woodhouse II, a Tuskegee airman, spoke about his personal experiences of segregation during World War II.
Dave Majumdar Defense, United States There is no reason for the Air Force to reinvent the wheel and develop its own competing battle network. While the U.S. Navy is well on its way to fielding its Naval Integrated Fire Control—Counter Air (NIFC-CA) battle network onboard its carriers, the U.S. Show More Summary
Few countries on the planet could hope to dominate the US in tank, air or naval warfare but US soldiers would be easily outgunned in a fire fight, military analyst Jim Schatz wrote in his article for National Defense.
Naval forces and liaisons from India, Japan and United States begin Exercise Malabar 2015, Oct. 16, through air defense collaboration. The featured cooperation
[youtube:mv3QNyxeXKk] With Russia's ongoing air strikes in Syria, including land-attack cruise missiles fired from Russian naval vessels in the Caspian Sea, Kyle Wilson has written a three-part series on Putin's strategy and motivations: Putin has shown a gift for improvisation, especially as regards extracting advantage from setbacks. Show More Summary
Russian air and sea power is now actively giving cover to an ongoing Syrian military offensive. Four Russian naval vessels in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles at targets in Syria while Russian warplanes continue to strike anti-government rebel groups. The strategy bears a striking — but flipped — resemblance...
The U.S. and China completed an agreement Friday on military air and naval encounters, but it is unclear how it would apply to disputed islands in the South China Sea.
After two decades of neglect, the Russian air force is enjoying a petrodollar-funded renaissance. In 2010, the air force and naval aviation bought just 19 new fixed-wing airplanes. The number of new planes swelled to 24 in 2011, 35 in 2012, 51 a year later and a whopping 101 in...
TweetOr slightly bigger jets, these days, mostly. As seen from the Marina Green, back in aught-13: Naval Air Station Lemoore, 93246 And he’s peeling off those dollar bills Slapping them down One hundred, two hundred And I can see those fighter planes And I can see those fighter planes
China and Russia’s increasing confidence and modernizing military are ‘concerning,’ even ‘disconcerting,’ the head of the US Air Force in the Pacific, Gen. Lori Robinson said.
The robots are coming, thick and fast. A team of researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California has successfully lofted 50 drones into the air at once, all controlled by a single person — making it the biggest drone swarm ever to enter the sky. Read more...
U.S. military health specialists have taken air samples at the Pentagon’s war court compound at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and examined the files of seven people who got cancer and worked there and ruled out the need for a full-blown cancer cluster investigation, the Navy said in a statement...
NORFOLK, VA- This August in an air conditioned auditorium, sailors escaped the heat on the largest naval base in the world to receive their certificate for completing a six-week solar training program. The Solar Ready Vets program brings...Show More Summary