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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...

AC-130H /U GUNSHIP

IntroductionThe AC-130 gunship's primary missions are close air support, air interdiction and force protection. Missions in close air support are troops in contact, convoy...

Future Combat Systems (FCS) Overview

The Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) network allows the FCS Family-of-Systems (FoS) to operate as a cohesive system-of-systems where the whole of its capabilities is greater...

LGM-30 MINUTEMAN III ICBM

The LGM-30G Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is an element of the nation's strategic deterrent forces. The "L" in LGM ; is the Department...

Sea-Based X-Band Radar

The Sea-Based X-Band (SBX) Radar tracks, discriminates, and assesses the flight characteristics of ballistic missiles. The SBX provides an advanced capability to the overall...

Bomber Aircraft

A bomber is a military aircraft designed to attack ground targets, primarily by dropping bombs. Strategic bombers are primarily designed for long-range strike missions...

F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter

Introduction All-weather fighter and attack aircraft. The single-seat F/A-18 Hornet is the nation's first strike-fighter. It was designed for traditional strike applications such as interdiction...

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....

AGM-65 Maverick

Introduction The AGM-65 Maverick is a tactical, air-to-surface guided missile designed for close air support, interdiction and defense suppression mission. It provides stand-off capability and...

XB-46

In 1944, the War Department called for bids and proposals of jet bombers, with gross weight ranging from 80,000 to 200,000 pounds. Consolidated Vultee...