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Sukhoi Su-35: The Russian Multirole Fighter That Screams Aerial Dominance

Sukhoi Su-35 in flight

The Sukhoi Su-35 stands as a testament to Russia’s relentless pursuit of aerial dominance. This advanced, super-maneuverable, fourth-generation fighter jet has not only captured the…

WWII-Era Anti-Submarine Munitions, Smoke Devices Found Off Los Angeles Coast

WWII-era munition on the seafloor

Oceanographers working off the coast of Los Angeles, California have discovered that a site previously believed to just be home to toxic chemical waste was…

Chinese State Television Reveals New Photos of Country’s New Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier

Type 003 Fujian at port

Chinese state television has released footage of China’s newest aircraft carrier, the Type 003 Fujian. A marvel of engineering and the first domestically developed carrier…

A US Air Force Stealth Bomber Was Once Caught Mid-Flight On Google Maps

Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit flying over a cornfield

The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit is among the most advanced stealth bombers ever developed. Its unique design is meant to keep its radar signature at…

Famed 17th-Century Warship Vasa In Need of Saving Once More

Vasa on display at the Vasa Museum

One of the most famous warships in Europe requires financial assistance. The vessel in need of repairs, Vasa, is among the most well-known in Sweden,…

X-32: Boeing’s Jet Fighter Prototype Lost Out to the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

Boeing X-32 taking off

Many unusual-looking aircraft have been developed over the years, but none are as ugly as the Boeing X-32. Designed as part of the Joint Strike…

North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco: The Vietnam-Era Light-Attack Aircraft That’s Looking to Make a Comeback

Two North American Rockwell OV-10 Broncos in flight

The North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco was a Vietnam-era light-attack and observation aircraft that was favored by the US Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.…

Spain’s Newest Submarines Were Delayed Because Someone Put a Decimal In the Wrong Place

Isaac Peral (S-81) at port

When you think of countries at the forefront of submarine development, Spain likely isn’t the first that comes to mind. That’s not to say the…

Bell P-63 Kingcobra: The American Fighter-Turned-Soviet Tank Buster

Bell P-63 Kingcobra parked on the tarmac

The Second World War saw the development of several new aircraft, among them the Bell P-63 Kingcobra. Initially developed for use by America, it became…

World War II-Era Mystery Solved 80 Years After Aircraft, Pilot Went Missing Over Italy

Aerial view of the Gulf of Manfredonia, where Warren Singer's Lockheed P-38 Lightning was discovered + Lockheed P-38 Lightning in flight

While fighting the Axis powers in Italy during the Second World War, a number of Allied pilots lost their lives. One of them was US…

AK-15: The 7.62mm Kalashnikov Assault Rifle Inspired by the AK-47

Russian soldier aiming an AK-15 from a trench

While the AK-47 is arguably the most famous Russian-borne rifle ever, the country has been the birthplace of many other capable weapons. One of them…

Hikers Made An Incredibly Rare Discovery In a Northern British Field – A Canadian Ram Tank!

Tank, Cruiser, Ram Mk I parked on a dirt track

In the decades following the Second World War, several discoveries dating back to the conflict have been made. Among them are a T-34 tank at…