The United States currently maintains several stealth aircraft programs, from the aging F-117 Nighthawk and B-2 Spirit to the F-22 Raptor and the mess that is the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. However, other countries such as the Russian Federation are developing the PAK FA, India developing the HAL FGFA, and the People’s Republic of China […]Read more "South Korea’s KAI KF-X"
In the aftermath of World War II, the Red Army had occupied the entirety of Eastern Europe and tensions were rising between the East and the West. In the West, democracies were now arising in countries that had been liberated from Nazi Germany by the Allies, while in the East communist governments were now being […]Read more "The North Atlantic Treaty Organization"
In most conspiracy theories regarding a “New World Order” or a secret society of the global elite that controls the entire world, a group that is frequently mentioned or suspected is the “Illuminati.” However, aside from the stereotypical assumptions that the Illuminati are a secretive cult-like group bent on world domination, they are in fact […]Read more "Who were the Bavarian Illuminati?"
The recently deceased Tom Clancy, who was born on April 12th, 1947 and died recently on October 1st, 2013, was a famous author of political and military-themed thriller novels, some of which have since been turned into successful movies such as The Hunt For Red October. However, as some have pointed out Tom Clancy’s novels […]Read more "Predictions of the late Tom Clancy"
In the West the Russian Civil War is not very well known, at least not nearly as much as the preceding Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. While many remember the Bolshevik Revolution as an event that removed the Russian Empire and began the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), or Soviet Union, this was not actually […]Read more "The Near-Forgotten Polar Bear Expedition"
Unbeknownst to many, there was an unidentified noise recorded by NOAA, or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, during summer of 1997 in the southern Pacific Ocean. This noise, nicknamed “The Bloop,” was loud enough to be heard by two SOSUS microphones that were spaced apart by roughly three-thousand miles; SOSUS stands for Sound Surveillance System, and was originally operated […]Read more "The Noises Underneath The Ocean"
The United States’ Land Warrior program is relatively well-known, having been the inspiration for videogames such as Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter due to the intent of combining high-tech equipment with soldiers actually in combat. However, the US was hardly the only country working on such a program, as multiple other NATO and non-NATO […]Read more "The Bundeswehr’s IdZ"