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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

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

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

USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) is the third United States Navy ship to bear the name Comfort, and the second Mercy Class Hospital Ship to join the navy fleet. In accordance with the Geneva Conventions, USNS Comfort and her crew do not carry any ordnance and firing on the Comfort is considered a war crime. On 13 […]

At Least 120 Dead As Syrian Security Forces Attempt to Suppress Protesters

April 23, 2011

Syrian security forces shot at tens of thousands of people joining funeral processions Saturday after the bloodiest day of the monthlong uprising against President Bashar Assad. The death toll from two days of violence has risen to at least 120. Two lawmakers and a local religious leader have resigned in disgust over the killings. Syria’s […]

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Gunfire Into Crowds As Protesters Clash With Syrian Forces in Moademieh

April 23, 2011

Syrian security forces fired bullets and tear gas on pro-democracy demonstrations Friday, killing at least 49 people in the bloodiest day of the uprising against the current regime. AP can not independently verify the content of this video.

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Drones in Libya; Joint Chiefs of Staff General Cartright Denies “Mission Creep”

April 22, 2011

General James Cartright, Vice -Chair, Joint Chiefs of Staff, disagrees that there is “Mission Creep” in Libya. President Barack Obama has approved the use of armed Predator drone aircraft in Libya to improve the precision of low-level attacks on ground targets, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday. Drones supported because of lower collateral damage, which […]

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Raw Video: Fierce Firefights Hit Misrata, Libya

April 22, 2011

Fierce firefights on the streets of central Misrata have been fought over the past few days, as seen in video which has been exclusively obtained by AP Television. Pictures show rebels manning huge guns and firing on Gadhafi forces.

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Yemen Security Force Gunfire Kills At Least Four Protesters

April 20, 2011

Security forces opened fire on protesters in Yemen Tuesday, killing at least three. And on Wednesday gunmen on motorcycles strafed demonstrators in a port city, Al Hudaydah, killing another, according to an opposition activist. Video shot by someone walking with protesters shows a chaotic scene in Sanaa. Protesters threw stones at government forces, who were […]

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Syrian Forces Shoot Live Ammunition, Tear Gas at Protesters

April 19, 2011

Syrian security forces opened fire before dawn on Tuesday at hundreds of anti-government protesters staging a sit-in, shooting live ammunition and tear gas. One person was killed and three injured when Syrian security forces shot live ammunition into a crowd of anti- government protesters early Tuesday in the country’s third largest city Homs. Homs is […]

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Raw Video Budapest, Hungary: Unions Protest Austerity in Europe

April 11, 2011

Tens of thousands of people protested in Budapest on Saturday against austerity measures, as European finance ministers met nearby to defend proposals to defeat the region’s crippling debt crisis. European and local trade unions held a demonstration in Budapest Saturday, April 9, 2011 to protest against austerity measures, which European finance ministers said were unavoidable. […]

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Day of Wrath Protest in Russia

April 11, 2011

Russian authorities have detained a number of protesters following a “Day of Wrath” rally in Moscow. Protesters called for political reforms, and it was the second time the protest was allowed, according to Russian media reports. Russian opposition activists gathered in downtown Moscow Sunday to hold a sanctioned Day of Wrath rally. ‘Day of Wrath’ […]

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Tens of Thousands of Protesters Gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo

April 10, 2011

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered on April 8 in downtown Cairo demanding prompt trials for ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his top officials. Several hundred remained in Tahrir Square overnight, defying a curfew. The protesters were dispersed by security forces and troops after clashing. Cairo’s central Tahrir Square was closed to traffic as dozens […]

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Over 50 Rockets Launched from Gaza Hit Ashkelon, Western Negev

April 9, 2011

Police in the south Israel said on Saturday night that 50 rockets have been fired since Saturday morning. The central Negev region was hit with 28 rockets. Police bomb squad officers found 13 rockets. Homes were damaged in the attacks. The Lachish region was hit with 22 rockets. Police found 4 of them. No damages […]

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