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China deploys SAMs in South China Sea

The People's Republic of China (PRC) has made yet another increasingly assertive and militaristic move in the South China Sea, by delivering and setting...

CB-90-class Fast Assault Craft

The recent United States Navy Persian Gulf seizure on the 12th of January, 2016, involved two CB-90-class fast assault craft, known in U.S. service...

Bringing Back Counter-Insurgency: AT-6B vs. A-29B

In the next few months the U.S. Air Force will have to pick the winner of the Light Attack Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft (LAAR) competition....

Missiles by Name

List of Missiles by name. The list is sorted alphabetically.AAA-1 Alkali (NATO reporting name for the Kaliningrad K-5) AA-2 Atoll (NATO reporting name for...

AIM-120 AMRAAM

The AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, or AMRAAM (pronounced am-ram), commonly known to air crews as the "Slammer," is a modern air-to-air missile (AAM)....

Boom: The Evolution of Explosives

The first explosives were crude clay containers containing black powder, with some form of rudimentary ignition mechanism, like that of a burning match. Black...

BGM-109 Tomahawk Cruise Missile

Description The Tomahawk® Land Attack Missile (TLAM) is an all-weather, long range, subsonic cruise missile used for land attack warfare, launched from U. S. Navy...

Skjold-class Missile Corvette

This article will look at Norway's latest coastal defence vessels: the Skjold-class fast missile corvette. The Skjold is a class of fast missile corvettes developed...

Defencetalk.com Weapons Database

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F-15E: The Eagle Soars Even Higher

The McDonnell Douglas (currently Boeing) F-15E, otherwise known as the Strike Eagle, is an all-weather, twin-engine, tandem-seat jet fighter. As a high-supersonic strike fighter...