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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...

Turkish Utility Helicopter Programme TUHP 149

The TUHP 149 is the AgustaWestland candidate for the Turkish Utility Helicopter Programme (TUHP). It is a new generation 8.1 ton medium lift helicopter...

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...

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...

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....

FB-111 Strategic Bomber

The FB-111A, manufactured by the General Dynamics in December 1966, evolved in a bid to replace the B-58 and to have the mission flexibility...

Missiles by country

List of missiles by country. Each missile is sorted into the nation it is built and operated by. In the case where multiple nations...

Types of Triggers: An Overview

Trigger actions (not to be confused with the operating mechanism which loads and unloads the firearm) are classes that categorise triggers according to how...

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...