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F-16C Fighting Falcon

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

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. Image is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or […]

M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank

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

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)

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

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, […]

Shots Fired as Ukrainian Troops Arrive at Kramatorsk Airport

15 April 2014

A CNN team observes a Ukrainian military convoy believed to apart of Kiev’s operation against pro-Russian separatists. Ukraine’s Interim President Oleksandr Turchynov says troops have taken control of at an airport in the eastern city of Kramatorsk as Ukraine launches an “anti-terrorist operation” against pro-Russian separatists. There is a report Tuesday of shots fired from […]

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C-130H Takeoff, Air Drop over Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, and Landing

09 April 2014

C-130 Night Takeoff, Air Drop, Landing. A C-130H Hercules crew from the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron out of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan airdrops supply bundles at night over Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, Oct. 7, 2013. Video by Staff Sgt. Roidan Carlson U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs. Produced by Staff Sgt. Roidan Carlson.

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Blue Angels Fat Albert Flyover US Marines and Silent Drill Platoon

10 March 2014

Blue Angels Fat Albert And Silent Drill Platoon. The Blue Angels, Marine Corps’ C-130 Hercules, affectionately known as “Fat Albert,” flies over the Silent Drill Platoon at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona (Video/Photo by Staff Sgt. Oscar L Olive IV “The Commandant’s Own,” The United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps).

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Missile Ship KLOS C from Iran Captured in Red Sea Near Port Sudan

09 March 2014

A captured ship that Israel says carried advanced rockets bound for fighters in the Gaza Strip arrived at the southern port of Eilat on Saturday. Officials in Iran and Gaza have denied being involved with the shipment. Seizure of the Iranian missile ship KLOS C Wednesday, March 6,2014 occurred on the Red Sea shortly before […]

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USS Taylor Heading for Crete for Repairs After Running Aground in Port of Samsun, Turkey

07 March 2014

The USS Taylor, one of two US warships deployed to the Black Sea ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games is on its way to Crete for repairs after it ran aground in a Turkish port. The USS Taylor (FFG-50) left the port of Samsun, Friday, for the Greek island of Crete to receive […]

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Russian Priests Bless Topol-M ICBMs Ahead of Victory Day

01 March 2014

RT-2UTTKh ‘Topol-M’ missiles arrived in Moscow Friday amid a military convoy. The missiles will be stored in a military base at Alabino until they are rolled out for Victory Day celebrations May 9. The RT-2UTTKh ‘Topol-M’ is Russia’s most recent intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), developed after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The maximum range […]

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North Korea Launches Scud Missiles into East Sea

27 February 2014

North Korea has launched four short-range missiles into the East Sea, South Korean officials say. The missiles launched were short-range scuds, and were fired north toward Russia — away from the direction of current joint United States-South Korea exercises. The missiles landed in North Korean waters in the East Sea — also known as the […]

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Amnesty International: “Israeli Forces Trigger Happy”

27 February 2014

In a new report, Amnesty International accuses Israeli forces of using excessive force in the West Bank. Israel has replied that the International Amnesty report fails to acknowledge the violence directed at Israeli citizens. The report focuses on the use of excessive force by Israeli forces in the West Bank since the beginning of 2011. […]

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Russian warship The Viktor Leonov CCB-175 Docked in Havana

27 February 2014

The Russian warship The Viktor Leonov CCB-175 boat was reported docked in Havana, Cuba Wednesday, without explanation from Communist Cuba or its state media. The Viktor Leonov CCB-175 measures 91.5 meters (300 feet) long and 14.5 meters (47.5 feet) wide, was docked at the port of Havana’s cruise ship area, near the Russian Orthodox Cathedral. […]

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Violent Protest Against New Airport in Nantes, France

23 February 2014

VIDEO: Police responded with a torrent of water cannon water, tear gas and stun grenades, as protesters threw rocks, paving stones, bottles, emergency flares, and returned tear gas canisters. About 25,000 protesters clashed with police in Nantes, France on Saturday in defiance of a project to build a new airport in the city of Notre […]

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