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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....

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...

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...

F-14 Tomcat

After failure of the F-111 as a fleet defender, Grumman immediately began a new design on a clean sheet of paper of a new...

PYTHON-4 AAM

INTRODUCTION The Python-4 missile was developed by Israel at a time when the hostile Arab nations surrounding Israel were obtaining advanced aircrafts like the MiG-29...

B-49 Flying Wing

The B-49 Flying Wing was the jet-propelled version of Northrop Company’s XB-35 bomber, which did not show enough capability to stay on in the...

MiG-23 Flogger

During the 1960s, Soviet designers sat down to build a fighter to replace the current interceptor force of MiG-21 Fishbeds. The outline of the...

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)....

AIM-9 Sidewinder

Sidewinder MissileThe AIM-9 Sidewinder is a heat-seeking, short-range, air-to-air missile carried by fighter aircraft. It is named after the Sidewinder snake, which also detects...