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Military Bits & Pieces

It’s in the nature of the business for the world’s military forces to be at the forefront of technological advancements. And by that, we don’t mean only weaponry but also technologies developed for military use that eventually come to revolutionize the civilian world – a number of them allow you to read this on your gadget right now. So, for all you people with a passion for hardware that goes bang or wears camo for purposes other than tricking spy photographers, here’s a new section on our website dedicated to all things military.

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Red Nose C-130J Super Hercules Flies Proud to Be Part of the World’s Largest C-130 Force
Red Nose C-130J Super Hercules Flies Proud to Be Part of the World’s Largest C-130 Force

2 Jul 2022, 00:46 UTC / One of the many C-130J Super Hercules deployed with the 19th Airlift Wing is seen here flying over Arkansas at the beginning of June

 
F-15 Eagle Buzzes Parked Raptors, Because What Can Be Cooler
F-15 Eagle Buzzes Parked Raptors, Because What Can Be Cooler

28 Jun 2022, 09:37 UTC / An F-15 Eagle deployed with the 125th Fighter Wing is seen here flying over parked F-22 Raptors at the Savannah Air National Guard Base

 
1945 Studebaker US6 Military Truck Strolling Through a Junkyard Is Strangely Beautiful
1945 Studebaker US6 Military Truck Strolling Through a Junkyard Is Strangely Beautiful

27 Jun 2022, 16:01 UTC / Built from 1941 to 1945, the Studebaker US6 is one of the most iconic 6x6 trucks used in World War II. The GMC CCKW is the other one

 
There’s a New Fast-Attack Nuclear Submarine Ready for Duty in the Waters Everywhere
There’s a New Fast-Attack Nuclear Submarine Ready for Duty in the Waters Everywhere

27 Jun 2022, 12:08 UTC / The U.S. Navy welcomed into service this past weekend the 21 Virginia class fast attack submarine, the USS Montana (SSN 794)

 
World’s Deepest Shipwreck Is Officially the USS Destroyer Samuel B Roberts, aka Sammy B
World’s Deepest Shipwreck Is Officially the USS Destroyer Samuel B Roberts, aka Sammy B

27 Jun 2022, 10:06 UTC / The U.S. Navy destroyer “fought like a battleship” against the Japanese in the Battle off Samar, the final phase of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, 1944

 
Air Force Pilots to Get New High-Tech Helmets, Good for the Neck and Back, Too
Air Force Pilots to Get New High-Tech Helmets, Good for the Neck and Back, Too

27 Jun 2022, 09:11 UTC / The U.S. Air Force announced it selected LIFT Airborne Technologies to develop a new helmet prototype for fixed-wing pilots

 
The German Air Force’s New Troops Carrier Boasts the Longest Range Ever
The German Air Force’s New Troops Carrier Boasts the Longest Range Ever

27 Jun 2022, 03:19 UTC / The German Air Force took formal delivery of its first Airbus A32LR, a next-generation aircraft boasting an impressive range and fuel efficiency

 
When Hiking Takes You Places You Don’t Want to Go, This Is What Comes to the Rescue
When Hiking Takes You Places You Don’t Want to Go, This Is What Comes to the Rescue

26 Jun 2022, 00:16 UTC / A Bell UH-1N Huey deployed with the 40th Helicopter Squadron is seen here during a rescue training exercise over in Montana

 
F-16 Fighting Falcons Hold Hands as They Fly Over the Most Dangerous Places on Earth
F-16 Fighting Falcons Hold Hands as They Fly Over the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

25 Jun 2022, 00:46 UTC / Four F-16 Fighting Falcons deployed with the 55th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron are seen here flying over the USAFCENT.

 
USS George H.W. Bush Both Catapulted and Landed Jets 80,000 Times, All With Zero Incidents
USS George H.W. Bush Both Catapulted and Landed Jets 80,000 Times, All With Zero Incidents

24 Jun 2022, 15:15 UTC / USS George H.W. Bush and the Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 reached the 80,000 takeoffs and 80,000 landings milestones this month

 
WWII Buffalo Tank Discovered Buried After 74 Years Will Be Drivable by Next Summer
WWII Buffalo Tank Discovered Buried After 74 Years Will Be Drivable by Next Summer

24 Jun 2022, 04:55 UTC / The WWII LVT was used during the Crowland floods as part of an LVT dam, was washed away and disappeared into a hole. It is now fully restored

 
UK's Elite Maritime Troops Are Testing an Unbeatable 57.5 MPH Armored Boat
UK's Elite Maritime Troops Are Testing an Unbeatable 57.5 MPH Armored Boat

24 Jun 2022, 02:01 UTC / Britain's Special Boat Service commandos are considered to be the best of the best, using high-performance boats for highly-classified operations

 
Aircraft Team Up With Drones for a Finnish and German Military Breakthrough Project
Aircraft Team Up With Drones for a Finnish and German Military Breakthrough Project

22 Jun 2022, 02:33 UTC / The future of air combat is all about drones working together with piloted aircraft - this was the goal of a recent flight test organized in Finland

 
Out-of-Control Motor Yacht Gets Rescued by Sailors on Board British Warship
Out-of-Control Motor Yacht Gets Rescued by Sailors on Board British Warship

21 Jun 2022, 16:40 UTC / Sailors on board HMS Duncan faced rough conditions to rescue a yacht that drifted out of control into the middle of the English Channel

 
Geared Up F-22 Raptor Pilot Shows Us How Close Planes Get During Refueling
Geared Up F-22 Raptor Pilot Shows Us How Close Planes Get During Refueling

21 Jun 2022, 09:20 UTC / F-22 Raptor and its pilot are shown here during a refueling op which took place back in May, during exercise Sentry Savannah

 
Road Legal Anti-Aircraft Missile Launcher Is the Thing to Own This Summer
Road Legal Anti-Aircraft Missile Launcher Is the Thing to Own This Summer

21 Jun 2022, 08:33 UTC / Someone is selling a road legal (in the UK) Alvis Stormer High-Velocity Missile (HVM), has all the tools it origin ally came with, minus the missile

 
Army’s Wind Turbine Ban Is Slowing Down Finland’s Transition to Clean Energy
Army’s Wind Turbine Ban Is Slowing Down Finland’s Transition to Clean Energy

21 Jun 2022, 04:57 UTC / Finland is facing a dilemma, as new wind turbines in strategic locations raise strategic concerns, but at the same time it needs domestically-obtained energy

 
C-130J Super Hercules Line Up for Epic, Video-Game Like Shot
C-130J Super Hercules Line Up for Epic, Video-Game Like Shot

20 Jun 2022, 13:12 UTC / Nine C-130J Super Hercules and 80 paratroopers from U.S. Army Airborne Brigade Combat teams celebrated the 37th Airlift Squadron's 80th anniversary

 
Dassault Celebrates the Iconic MD 450 Ouragan, the First French-Designed Fighter Jet
Dassault Celebrates the Iconic MD 450 Ouragan, the First French-Designed Fighter Jet

20 Jun 2022, 05:17 UTC / The forefathers of today's sophisticated fighter jets continue to amaze us - the MD450 Ouragan celebrates 70 years of service with the French Air Force

 
This Is How You Caress an F-15 Strike Eagle Before It Goes Out and Wreaks Havoc
This Is How You Caress an F-15 Strike Eagle Before It Goes Out and Wreaks Havoc

19 Jun 2022, 00:22 UTC / Two maintenance professionals from Mountain Home Air Force Base are seen here getting an F-15 Strike Eagle ready for a mission