December 2017

Sixth Generation Fighter Aircraft Development

by Daniel Russ on December 31, 2017

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Well US 6th generation fighter aircraft are already well underway. Some of the systems we will be developing at solid state laser weapons that can create a sterile sphere of safety around carrier fleets, shooting down both aircraft and incoming missiles, or damage weapon systems with microwave radiation.   Another new development would be a […]

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Deployed During Christmas

by Daniel Russ on December 25, 2017

  5,200 in Iraq 2,000 in Syria 28,000 in South Korea 60,000 U.S. Central Command area of operations and aboard ships. 710 in Kosovo. 3,100 in Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa 505 in Niger. 34,300 in Germany 8,300 in the United Kingdom 44,500 in Japan. 20,000 National Guardsmen are operating far from their homes […]

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Bannockburn

December 21, 2017
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  King Edward I was a tough old monarch. He was a ruthless and effective combat commander who required servitude, rectitude and compliance with English laws and traditions. Previously he had crushed the Scottish national movement  and drawn and quartered the upstart independence Scots leader William Wallace. And Edward I then claimed Scotland as the […]

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More WWII Posters

December 17, 2017
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Hitler Youth Recruitment Poster     Fascist Italian WWII Poster. “Germany will protect you.”     Related Posts:Stay Tunes For Similar Posts

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The Second Battle of El Alamein

December 13, 2017
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A line of Sherman tanks The Queen’s Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards), 1st Armoured Division, at El Alamein, 24 October 1942. E 18377 Part of WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION Chetwyn (Sgt) No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit   When Commonwealth 8th Army invaded North Africa, it was indeed a sampling platter of […]

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Abandoned Tanks

December 9, 2017
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Identify these for me.                                                                                 Related Posts:Abandoned Tanks.

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Not Every Old Combat Aircraft Ends Up In A Boneyard.

December 5, 2017
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Hawker Hunter     BAC Lightning     F-4D  Phantom     Harrier GR3     F-7U Cutlass     T-33 On Left  ? On Right TSR?     DC-8     BAC Lightning     DC 3   BAC Lightning     MIG 21     Harrier     Jaguar     Harrier Related […]

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Final Comments on Vietnam Series

December 1, 2017
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  One of the things that surprised me the most about Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Vietnam series was how similar the war was manned on both sides. In America we had a sort of rich people get of jail free deferments. If you could afford college, and if you were accepted into a college, […]

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