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Video: Go Through 240 Years Of US Army Uniforms In Two Minutes

Everything evolves with time. Same can also be applied for military uniforms – which saw plenty changes during the last few centuries. This is specially vivid in US Army and the military uniform designs as the country went through its battles. From the American Revolutionary War to the most recent Middle East conflicts, the american men and women fought and died dressed in what contemporary dress style of the said time period mandated for the service personnel. With time the uniforms changed. And they changed in so many ways. It is hard to fathom that the United States waged war for nearly two and a

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Report: The F-35 Can’t Beat The F-16 In A Dogfight

Take a deep breath, this needs to sink in. According to the information floating around various internet websites, the much maligned F-35 Joint Strike Fighter had a rather difficult time handling a 70’s product, namely the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Earlier this year, the two jets were pitted against each other, all in a potentially fun dogfight. While we wont get into specifics of this test flight and training exercise (since we don’t know all the details), it is worth noting (according to various sources) the F-16 put the F-35 through its paces – and pretty much won it. This information became public thanks to a test

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Video: Check Out An Awesome Showcase Of This F-16 Over Alaska

The 35th Fighter Squadron, based in Kunsan Airbase in South Korea, have a daunting task in front of them – if the North Koreans ever decide to make a sequel to the 1950’s war in Korea. Meanwhile, they train! The guys and girls from the 35th were in Alaska earlier this year further honing their fighting skills. They also had their GoPro cameras with them recording some pretty exciting footage overall. The nature of this exercise took them throughout the rugged Alaskan terrain which provided great basing for their numerous available tasks. The current generation of the F-16 fighter jets can serve in many different

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Will F-35 Get New AETD Engine?

The much maligned JSF program and its F-35 Lightning II fighter jet may see some bright light being shined upon it soon! According to some rumors, the much famed albeit rather criticized stealth fighter will probably receive the new Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) engine. This marks the beginning of a new era for the aircraft for several reasons: better fuel efficiency, more power and better utility for the airplane overall. Simply put, it would extend the aircraft’s range and allow it to better fulfill its role(s). With many new potential threats coming online in the next few years, adding range and time on station is

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