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F-16C Fighting Falcon F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 30 M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank KC-135 Stratotanker F/A-18F Super Hornet, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA-41) USNS Comfort Military Sealift Command Hospital Ship
 

F-16C Fighting Falcon

F-16C over Lake Michigan shoreline at the Chicago Air & Water Show on August 21, 2004. SW tail designation is from the 20th FW, Shaw AFB, in South Carolina, Air Combat Command (ACC). The ‘C’ designates a single seat configuration. The Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon is a multirole jet fighter aircraft originally developed by […]

F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 30

FORMATION TRAINING – Three U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 30 aircraft from the 80th Fighter Squadron fly in formation over South Korea during a training mission, Jan. 9, 2008. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Quinton T. Burris. The General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin) F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine fighter aircraft […]

M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank

The M1 Abrams is a main battle tank produced in the United States. The M1 is named after General Creighton Abrams, former Army Chief of Staff and Commander of US military forces in Vietnam from 1968 to 1972. The M1 Abrams tank is well armed, heavily armored, and highly mobile — designed for modern armored […]

KC-135 Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker was the first jet powered aerial refueling tanker of the US Air Force, replacing the KC-97 Stratotanker. Similar in design to the later and enlarged Boeing 707 airliner, it was initially tasked to refuel strategic bombers, but was used extensively in the Vietnam war and later conflicts such as Desert Storm […]

F/A-18F Super Hornet, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA-41)

F/A-18F Super Hornet, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA-41), Black Aces, Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California (CA), conducts a mission over the Persian Gulf. The Hornet is armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile on the wingtip and an AGM-65 Maverick missile on the pylon. Tucked under the intake is an AAQ-14 LANTIRN (Low-Altitude Navigation and […]

USNS Comfort Military Sealift Command Hospital Ship

PORT-AU-PRINCE (April 11, 2009) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) anchored near Port-au-Prince supporting Continuing Promise 2009, a humanitarian and civic assistance mission to Latin America and the Caribbean. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Landon Stephenson/Released). USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) is the third United States Navy ship to bear the name Comfort, […]

Ten US Navy Sailors Freed After Capture by Iran in Persian Gulf Tuesday

15 January 2016

IRANIAN VIDEO in Farsi: Iranian state-run media says all ten detained US Navy Sailors have been released. The report included pictures said to be of the sailors. The Pentagon confirmed the report. Ten U.S. Navy sailors, who were taken into custody Tuesday by Iran after their two small boats drifted into Iranian waters in the […]

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FBI: Case Turns to Investigation of Act of Terrorism After Evidence Discovered

04 December 2015

The FBI announced Friday December 4, 2015 that they will be investigating the December 2, 2015 deadly shootings in San Bernardino, California, as an “act of terrorism” based on evidence they recovered. The FBI announced today that there are cellphone connections between the San Bernardino mass murder shooters. Two cellphones were found near the crime […]

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Senior Kurdish Lawyer Killed in Diyarbakir; Police Officer Killed in Shoot-Out

28 November 2015

VIEWER DISCRETION: The video published on RUPTLY shows top Kurdish lawyer Tahir Elci face down on the street after he was shot dead in the Sur district of Diyarbakir province, Turkey, Saturday November 28, 2015. [Clicking on the picture above sends users away from GlobalConflictMaps.com to YouTube.com because our sponsors do not permit violent images […]

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VIDEO: Turkish Air Force F-16s Shoot Down Russian SU-24 Fighter Jet Near Syrian Border; Pilots Eject

24 November 2015

DAILY SABAH: A Russian aircraft has been shot down on Tuesday morning by Turkish Air Forces as part of rules of engagement and violation of airspace in the Kızıldağ region near Turkey’s Hatay province, close to the Syrian border. DAILY SABAH VIDEO: Both pilots of the Russian SU-24 warplane, downed by the Turkish military on […]

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USAF Gunship AC-130J Ghostrider Expected to Be Operational by 2017

23 November 2015

The AC-130J Ghostrider is the latest iteration of the Air Force’s premiere gunship, and is being hailed as the ultimate battle plane. Thirty-two AC-130J Ghostrider gunships are expected to be in the USAF by 2021 after their introduction in 2017. The airframe is manufactured by Lockheed Martin. The conversion into a gunship and aircraft support […]

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Gunmen Kill 3, Take 170 Hostages at Luxury Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali

20 November 2015

At least nine people have been reportedly killed as armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Bamako, Mali on Friday morning. Reports say 170 people are being held hostage at the Radisson Blu hotel in the country’s capital. About 10 armed offenders are believed to have assaulted guests of the luxury hotel Radisson Blu in […]

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State of Palestine: Palestinian with Press Vest Shot Dead After Alleged Stabbing

18 November 2015

A Palestinian was killed and an IDF soldier was injured after being stabbed at an intersection between the Palestinian village Tarqumiyah and the Adora Israeli settlement just outside of Hebron, during a demonstration on Friday. The supposed assailant was then shot at the scene by other IDF soldiers on site.

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Russia’s New Fighting Module Arbalet-DM at RAE-2015

16 September 2015

The new fighting module, the Arbalet-DM, was on display along with several vehicles such as the ANT-1000P, the Tiger-M or the BMP-1, during the 10th Russia Arms Expo (RAE-2015) in Nizhni Tagil on Thursday. The new fighting module named after a 12th century large crossbow known as the Arbalet-DM, was on display along with several […]

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RT Interviews Assange on ‘US Empire’, Assad Government Overthrow Plans and New Book ‘The WikiLeaks Files’

09 September 2015

Afshin Rattansi goes underground with the world’s most wanted publisher – the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. RT: Julian has just co-authored a book – the WikiLeaks Files, and it paints a picture of systemic US torture and killing as well as the destruction of the lives and livelihoods of billions of people right around […]

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WSJ: Surreal Scenes of Life Under ISIS in Mosul, Iraq

10 June 2015

A luxury hotel stamped with Islamic State logos. Rifle-wielding fighters chaperoning kids at an amusement park. Such is life through the lens of ISIS propaganda in the besieged Iraqi city of Mosul.

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