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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...

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...

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...

XB-53

The XB-53 was a stillborn jet bomber program of Convair. Initially it was designated as XA-44 under the old "attack" category. It featured elevators...

F-16 Fighting Falcon

Introduction The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack....

B-49 Flying Wing

The B-49 Flying Wing was the jet-propelled version of Northrop Company’s XB-35 bomber, which did not show enough capability to stay on in the...

Putin Lashes Out at US, EU as Russia Tests Missile

German Radio, Russian President Putin warned Tuesday that a planned US missile defense shield would make Europe a "powder keg" and lashed out at...

B-66 Destroyer & A3D Skywarrior

The Douglas finished B-66

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...

Introduction to Air-to-Air Missiles (AAM)

An air-to-air missile (AAM) is a guided missile fired from an aircraft for the purpose of destroying another aircraft. It is typically powered by...