Complications from a breakthrough case of Covid-19 apparently. Despite his service as SecState, he was probably best known for his role (while still in the Army as head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) in Operation Desert...
The Economist's perspective. It devotes most space to looking at the political context.
The new partnership also comes at an opportune time for Mr Biden. His withdrawal from Afghanistan...
Source: p474-p475, US Amphibious Ships and Craft, Norman Friedman
The Center of Naval Analyses (CNA) compared a number of different ship designs for the role of the Maritime Prepositioning Squadron (MPS). One of these was the PD-214 "Security Class" (C8-M-MA134), a conceptual mobilisation ship...
The little satellite that could
How a vice president’s dream led—after a very long delay—to the DSCOVR spacecraft
by Dwayne A. Day
Monday, August 16, 2021
If satellites had personalities, DSCOVR would be a scrappy little fighter: battered, bloody, but...
The US Navy has (re) launched (August 2021) the Screaming Arrow prototyping effort after withdrawing the prior outreach to industry back in March. Wanted to start a dedicated thread to discuss what the Navy is asking for here since they have provided a notional set of requirements and are...
I have come across an article from Air Force Magazine (link below) about the F-5 dated December 1964 that briefly talks about two variants of the F-5 apparently being offered at the time.
First, an improved F-5A with slightly higher thrust ("J85-13/J5", 4300 lbf, 220 lbf higher than the...
Just crushing news. R.I.P. Snort.
The Aviation Geek Club: Dale “Snort” Snodgrass, legendary US Navy F-14 Tomcat pilot, killed in in the crash of a SIAI-Marchetti SM.1019
July 25, 2021
Full article hyperlinked at title.
The 2021 edition of the Experimental Aircraft Association's EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021
Directory of EAA Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE1iYTfGLjpCMLLzZfDaXbg
I have seen somewhere that Grand slam weapons were considered for use on high value targets on the Japanese mainland. If the B-29 was in fact ready even in small number for use then, would they not have value against logistical high value targets in the conflict with North Korea?
From Flying 1956;
I have come across these pictures of McDonnell Douglas F-101B Voodoo Serial Number 57-0272 with a strange under nose sensor and carrying a MiM-23 Hawk missile.
It is late 60's or early 70's from my guess.
Does anyone have any more information on this project, its name and what was being tried?
Once again, I've come across this 'official' Grumman 'Ranger' missile cutaway desktop model, which I've never seen or heard of before.
On the page it's from, it states
Grumman 'Ranger' Infantry Heavy Assault Missile
Russian-founded space start-up and Spac fined for misleading investors (ft.com, registration or subscription may be required)