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*+-A 66-foot submarine with reported Russian script on the side was discovered by a private company off the coast of Sweden. Discovered by the company, Ocean X, Swedish authorities are investigating video recorded by Ocean X to determine the submarine’s origin. It’s unclear how long the submarine has been there and old it is. A […]

*+-Two F-35 Joint Strikes Fighters will perform at the EAA Airventure Oshkosh Airshow in Wisconsin in the F-35’s first commercial airshow appearance. Joined by the F-35 will also be U.S. Air Force F-22s, the F-100 Super Sabre and the AV-8B Harrier on the airshow docket. Last year, rumors swirled that the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter would […]

*+-Air Force F-35A pilots flew last month for the first time in a large scale combat training mission to specifically defeat enemy air defense systems. Known as SEAD, or suppression of enemy air defenses, military leaders have highlighted the F-35’s ability to defeat air defense systems to allow U.S. and coalition aircraft to penetrate enemy borders. […]

*+-A Russian Su-24 all-weather attack jet crashed Monday killing both pilots and bumping up the tally of Russian military that have crashed in the past month to five. The Su-24 crashed shortly after taking off in western Russia near Khabarovsk. Another Russian Su-24 crashed in February. Monday’s crash was one of five to have occurred in a […]

*+-The U.S. Army is working on a futuristic “hoverbike” that could carry one to two soldiers up to ten feet off the ground at speeds around 60 miles per hour over land and water. The Army Research Laboratory signed a contract nine months ago with SURVICE Engineering and Malloy Aeronautics to develop a hoverbike prototype for […]