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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 […]

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

June 10, 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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VOX on Why and How ISIS Is Losing

April 15, 2015

ISIS is still a ruthless group, but it no longer has the territorial advantage it has enjoyed for the past 9 months. Obsession with territory is bringing the downfall of ISIS.

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US-Coalition Air Strike on Kobani on Sunday October 12, 2014

October 12, 2014

Huge smoke cloud over Kobani after anti-ISIS airstrike. Black smoke billowed over Kobani on Sunday following a US-led coalition airstrike aimed at repelling the Islamic State group, which is advancing on the town from two sides. The battle for Kobani is still raging despite more than two weeks of airstrikes by the US-led coalition targeting […]

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VIDEO: Tomahawk Missile Launch Attack on ISIL in Syria

September 23, 2014

US NAVY VIDEO: USS Arleigh Burke launches Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles to combat ISIL. RED SEA (Sept 23, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) launches Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles (TLAM) against ISIL targets. Arleigh Burke is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet […]

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ISIL Targeted in Syria in Air Strike and Tomahawk Assault Mission, September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014

CNN breaking news report as US begins air strikes in Syria. A military mission has begun from the USS H.W. Bush Nimitz-class supercarrier of the United States Navy and other US naval ships. The F-22 Raptor is reported be involved in the mission, which would be the first time the aircraft has been used in […]

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Heavy Bombing of Gaza Strip by Israel on Tuesday

July 30, 2014

Israel escalates its campaign against Hamas, striking symbols of the militant group’s control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials say shut down the strip’s only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the war so far. At least 100 residents of Gaza Strip were killed on Tuesday, bringing the death toll of […]

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ITV Exclusive Video: Life Inside the ISIS-Controlled Mosul

June 13, 2014

ITV News has obtained exclusive footage of what Iraq’s second city Mosul looks like under the control of the Islamist militant group ISIS. Read the full article and see more images here … ITV News Exclusive video shows life inside the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul

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Shots Fired as Ukrainian Troops Arrive at Kramatorsk Airport

April 15, 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

April 9, 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

March 10, 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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