The end of the Cold War brought to many an end to the fears that a nuclear war could erupt at any moment between the United States and the Soviet Union. And while that fear has by and large subsided, there is a relic of the Cold War that could have enacted a nuclear exchange […]Read more "Mertvaya Ruka: Dead Hand"
Even though the radio was many people’s main form of entertainment for years, it has been slowly falling to the wayside with the introduction of the television and the Internet. Today most use the radio to listen to music while others are amateur HAM radio enthusiasts, although there are still some mysterious broadcasts yet to […]Read more "The Backwards Music Station"
A precursor to the more recently created KSK, there was a team of soldiers created in the Federal Republic of Germany to deal with counter-terrorism at a time when the primary fear of many people was that of a Third World War between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. That unit continues to exist today, and […]Read more "The GSG-9 Counter-terrorism Team"
If there’s one thing that’s been made abundantly clear in recent years, it’s that the military of the Russian Federation is looking to modernize in order to compete with the United States and NATO. This can be seen in the development of the AK-12 assault rifle to the PAK FA stealth fighter, and now the […]Read more "Russia’s New T-14 Armata"
The SR-71 Blackbird had been utilized by the United States from 1964 until its retirement in 1998. Aside from its duties as a spy plane and being able to do things such as take photographs of the Soviet Union, the SR-71 also set numerous speed records, such as its still-standing record of 2,193mph from 1976. […]Read more "SR-72, The Son Of Blackbird"
The technological superiority of the United States of America was a major factor in the defeat of communism and ending the Cold War. Developments such as spy planes which photographed otherwise unreachable areas, stealth aircraft, etc. While there are numerous rumors of American aircraft developments such as the Aurora (covered in a previous article) that […]Read more "What Is The Russian Ayaks Aircraft?"
Stealth aircraft developed by the United States Air Force, such as the U-2 and the SR-71 Blackbird, played crucial roles as spy planes during the Cold War. Today, such stealth aircraft (as well as the F-22 Raptor, F-35, B-2 Spirit and F-117 Nighthawk) are all highly publicized due to their roles in conflicts such as […]Read more "The Mystery Of The Aurora Aircraft"