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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...

Arty Arty: King of The Battlefield

Ever since man has waged war, he has sought to unleash devastation on his enemy en masse. No conventional weapon is more capable of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Javelin Anti-tank Guided Missile

Javelin is an American man-portable anti-tank guided missile. It is a "fire and forget" system which utilises a top-attack flight profile against armoured vehicles...

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...