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Comparison of modern fighter aircraft

This article attempts to compare the combat performance of fighter aircraft of the early 21st century. Specifically, it compares their capabilities as air superiority fighters,...

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 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...

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)....

Archer-Class Submarines, RSN

The Archer-class submarines (ex-Royal Swedish Navy's Vaastergotland-class submarines) were designed and built by the Swedish company, Kockums AB, as single-hull, double compartment submarines optimised...

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...

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...