post-cold war

  1. blackkite

    Japanese gliders

    Hi! https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ja&tl=en&u=http://hikokikumo.net/CLG-0002-FirstJA-Numbers2001.htm
  2. Cerious

    Sukhoi S-32 Berkut prototype

    The Sukhoi S-32 is a Su-47 Berkut prototype that never left the drawing board (as far a I know), its a very interesting aircraft, that features a single flat vertical vectoring nozzle for both its engines. The tailfins are angled inwards, a internal weapons bay and close to zero information on...
  3. fightingirish

    Pierre Sprey 1937 - 2021

    The defense analyst and record producer Pierre Sprey passed away a few days ago. May he rest in peace. :( Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Sprey View: https://twitter.com/dan_grazier/status/1423454907655393282
  4. Antonio

    The art of NASA

    https://www.amazon.com/Art-NASA-Illustrations-That-Missions/dp/0760368074/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+art+of+nasa&qid=1627721658&sr=8-1
  5. helmutkohl

    What if India did not acquire the Gorshkov?

    the sale of the Gorshkov was, and still is one of India's most controversial naval acquisitions. I recalled that it was close to not going through due to changes in pricing and schedule. Lets assume that India decided NOT to go with the Gorshkov - How would this happen? - What would India's...
  6. M

    The German Wiesel AWC replacement project, the airborne weapon carrier (GSD LuWa)

    Translated form German. https://soldat-und-technik.de/2021/07/bewaffnung/27778/luftbeweglicher-waffentraeger-luwa-gesamtsystemdemonstrator-vorgestellt/ CGI of the demonstrator.
  7. Grey Havoc

    Skjold-class fast missile corvette

    View: https://www.reddit.com/r/WarshipPorn/comments/oezs6j/6000_x_4000_the_skjoldclass_corvette_hnoms_glimt/ Original source
  8. Grey Havoc

    Afghanistan withdrawal, Bagram Air Base

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-57692303 https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2021/07/02/bagram-afghanistan-biden-war/ https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-left-afghan-airfield-night-173121460.html https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-57682290...
  9. RavenOne

    Mil' Mi-8 Hip 60th Anniversary

    The Mi8 Hip Prototype made its first flight on June 24th 1961 (images courtesy Of Russian Helicopters JSC) So over the years it’s been a pleasure to see either Mi8 or M17 so here are my photos from likes of Farnborough 2016, Heli-Russia 2017, Dubai Air Show 2017 and Austrian Airpower 2019...
  10. monochromelody

    Euromissile HOT ATLAS launcher

    Few years before I came over a unique HOT missile launcher mounted on a rover. Known as HOT ATLAS, it is the only man-power operated HOT launcher, service in Moroccan Army. Any further info or pics about it?
  11. Grey Havoc

    32nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-57356140
  12. helmutkohl

    Alt Vietnam

    In this scenario the Vietnam War follows the same path as the Korean war, and after years of intense fighting the two sides agree to a long term cease fire (but no peace deal, like the Koreas). splitting the two countries along the 17th parallel How would this change - the aircraft composition...
  13. Grey Havoc

    Russian-American Observation Satellite (RAMOS)

    https://www.drewexmachina.com/the-ramos-russian-american-observation-satellite-program/
  14. Grey Havoc

    USCG Douglas Munro (WHEC-724)

    https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2021/04/28/us-coast-guard-decommissions-storied-cutter-in-alaska/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USCGC_Douglas_Munro_(WHEC-724) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Albert_Munro
  15. uk 75

    Chinese Naval Doctrine

    The growth of the Soviet Navy was symbolised by Admiral Gorshkov and a global maritime exercise (Okean 70). I was wondering if any clue was emerging to Chinese naval doctrine?
  16. Grey Havoc

    NAe. Sao Paulo (ex-FS Foch)

    https://www.defensenews.com/naval/2021/04/09/brazilian-group-seeks-to-stop-aircraft-carrier-sale-to-turkish-company/
  17. blackkite

    Su-19M Model by DIzzyFugu

    Hi! Su-19M. View: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dizzyfugu/8665382047/sizes/l
  18. F

    Aero Vodochody L-39

    I thought there was already a thread for this venerable aircraft, not that this model is venerable. https://www.flightglobal.com/defence/aero-vodochody-demonstrates-l-39ng-in-hungary/141255.article
  19. J

    RAF Puma Replacement?

    The RAF's Puma's are due out of service in 2025. What are the likely replacements going to be? I think the most logical choice is one of the Leonardo products AW149?
  20. RavenOne

    Royal Air Force Chinook 40 Years

    On this day 4 decades ago, the Royal Air Force receives its first Chinook helicopter http://www.boeing.co.uk/chinook40?sf240237743=1&fbclid=IwAR0F1GCD1qs8Cl9QJHI3C2gcBS80RflFrlUxqF7_2uk1BkL9FkRaC3lI33M (Photo courtesy of Boeing) And the rest is history serving Falklands, Beirut, Kuwait...
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