China’s New H-20 Stealth Bomber is Worse Than You Think

China recently confirmed the existence of the Xian H-20, its first-ever long-range strategic stealth bomber. The new warbird is getting a lot of headlines being the world’s second bomber of the type, second only to the United States B-2 stealth bomber. But how did China get this technology in the first place? Is imitation the […] More

The Stealth Fighter Russia is Too Scared to Deploy?

The Soviet Union outlined the requirements for a next-generation fighter in the late 1970s. With the rising need for more advanced weaponry, the nation called for a multifunctional fighter with advanced ground attack capabilities. Two In One Two initiatives were created: the Multifunctional (MFI) and the Light (LFI) Frontline Fighters. Mikoyan began developing its MiG […] More

5 Facts About The Most Massive Helicopter Flown by the US Military

The Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion is the latest addition to the US military’s heavy-lift helicopter fleet. It entered service just last year and aims to replace the famous CH-53E Super Stallion. Weighing in at 33,000 lbs but designed to lift nearly 14 tons, the King Stallion is a huge improvement from its predecessors. With that said, […] More

The B-47s Fatal Flaw

On paper, the B-47 was the most technologically advanced bomber the Allies possessed at the time. With six powerful jet engines, swept-back wings, and a top speed of 607 mph, the Boeing Stratojet had all the necessary characteristics to become America’s next premiere strategic bomber. However, like any other aircraft, the B-47 had a fatal […] More

The King is Dead: Why the US is retiring the F-22 Raptor

America’s decision to retire its most potent air superiority fighter has been a hot topic since its announcement. While the exact date hasn’t been revealed to the public, one thing is for certain – the Raptor’s days are limited. Here’s why: Unfortunate Start The F-22 came out of the USAF’s Advanced Tactical Fighter Program in […] More

F-16 Fighter Jet: The Sky’s Ultimate Predator

Widely recognized as one of the most successful and versatile jet fighters ever produced, the F-16 Fighting Falcon continues to serve 25 other countries around the world. A testament to the aircraft’s enduring popularity and effectiveness. Still Going Strong  Despite being first introduced in the 1970s, the 4th-generation fighter is still able to keep up […] More

3 Facts About The Attack Helicopter With an Ejection Seat

The Kamov Ka-50, aka the Black Shark, is one of the most unique and versatile rotary-wing aircraft ever produced. Here’s why: 1. Known for its coaxial rotor system Coaxial rotors are mounted on top of each other and turn in opposite directions. The Ka-50’s coaxial contra-rotating rotor system completely removes the need for a tail […] More

The F-35 is about to become a POWERHOUSE

The F-35 remains the most technologically advanced fighter in service today. But as capable as they are, those in charge of its development are already planning for the fighter’s next upgrade. Here’s what we know so far: A New Brain Some of the fighter’s onboard systems are decades old. To get them up to date, […] More

Japan’s Flying Samurai Katana – Viper Zero

The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force was alerted by the presence of two Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighters on February 7, 2013. After the encounter, Russia denied the allegations and claimed that they were merely conducting routine flights near the Kuril Islands. However, they failed to realize just how capable the Japanese F-2s were. FS-X Program The […] More