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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...

C-130 HERCULES

IntroductionThe C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is...

Fairchild A-10 / OA-10 Thunderbolt II

Introduction The A/OA-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. They are simple, effective and...

AGM-130 Missile

IntroductionThe AGM-130 is a powered air-to-surface missile designed for high- and low-altitude strikes at standoff ranges against a variety of targets.{mosgoogle}General InformationCarrying forward the...

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...

B-29 Super fortress

The B-29 bomber was designed and produced by the Boeing Aircraft Company in 1940. It was the first long-range heavy bomber used by the United...

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...

T-1A Jayhawk

IntroductionThe T-1A Jayhawk is a medium-range, twin-engine jet trainer used in the advanced phase of specialized undergraduate pilot training for students selected to fly...

C-141 STARLIFTER

IntroductionThe C-141 Starlifter fulfills the vast spectrum of airlift requirements through its ability to airlift combat forces over long distances, deliver those forces and...

JF-17 Thunder Fighter Aircraft

The first flight of FC-1/JF-17 Thunder took place in August 2003. Five prototypes are ready by now which are undergoing testing. Pakistan will receive 10...