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XB-68

The Glenn L. Martin Company imaged the XB-68 aircraft as a supersonic medium tactical bomber. The XB-68 program was actually developed for the destruction...

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...

RQ-11B RAVEN

Mission The RQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft system provides real-time direct situational awareness and target information for Air Force Special Operations Command Battlefield Airmen...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Types of Guns: An Overview

This article will look at the various types of guns; 'gun' referring to both the direct-fire artillery piece (as used in military parlance) and...

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)....

Eurofighter-2000 Typhoon

INTRODUCTION The Eurofighter Typhoon (EF-2000) is a result of joint efforts on the part of UK, Germany, Italy and Spain to develop a 5th Generation...