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US Army Sniper School

US Army Sniper School: Rifle Familiarization, Stalking, Ghillie Wash & Suit Vegitation

Soldiers familiarize themselves with their rifles during training, how to stalk through the forest during training, get wet and dirty as they prep their Ghillie Suits during training, learn how to add vegetation to their Ghillie Suits to achieve maximum concealment during training at the U.S. Army’s Sniper School at Fort Benning, GA.

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The U.S. Air Force Is Quietly Cutting A-10s

The U.S. Congress wants to keep the A-10 Warthog attack jet flying. The U.S. Air Force, not so much. Lawmakers have repeatedly demonstrated their commitment to maintaining a dedicated ground-attack aircraft and, more importantly, an effective close air support capability. They have done so through legislation in successive National Defense Authorizations Acts since 2013. In […]

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These are the most incredible of the US Air Force in 2017

From the eastern edge of Europe to the western reaches of the Pacific, and from North America to South Asia, few places were out of reach for the US Air Force during 2017. Ongoing mission demands around the world for the last two decades has saddled the force with a high operational tempo, straining its […]

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US Flies B-1B Over South in Show of Force Against N. Korea

The United States flew a B-1B supersonic bomber over South Korea on Wednesday as part of a massive combined aerial exercise involving hundreds of warplanes, a clear warning after North Korea last week tested its biggest and most powerful missile yet. B-1Bs flyovers have become an increasingly familiar show of force to North Korea, which […]

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US and South Korea Begin Massive Joint Air Drill Amid N. Korean Threats

South Korea and the United States kicked off a major air force exercise here Monday against North Korea’s threats, with two dozen U.S. stealth jets mobilized. The five-day Vigilant air combat exercise (ACE) comes less than a week after the North fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and declared the completion of its “nuclear […]

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The F-35 Is Almost Ready to Attack from Aircraft Carriers

Being engineered for a carrier, the F-35C’s 51-foot wingspan is larger than the Air Force’s F-35A and Marine Corps’ F-35B short take-off-and-landing variants. The fighter is configured to carry 19,000 pounds of fuel and 18,000 pounds of weapons. It can fire two AIM-120 air-to-air missiles and two 2,000-pound Joint Direct Attack Munitions. The F-35C can […]

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The U.S. Military Released the ICBM Launch N. Korea Animation

The model shown in this video is notional, but represents a principal tool used to understand the capabilities of ballistic missile threat systems. Modeling and simulation allows National Air and Space Intelligence Center to assess a ballistic missile system in a physically consistent way which best matches available information. This product was created to help […]

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