The fabled fan-favorite failure that was the RAH-66 Commanche is back- kind of. The doomed Boeing-Sikorsky helicopter -which captured imaginations and was featured in a variety of media and video games in the 1990s and 2000s- is back from the cancel grave, at least in appearance. The modern iteration... Read more
The internet is a fantastic thing sometimes, isn’t it? In an effort to keep readiness at top-notch status in case of a Chinese invasion, Army helicopter crews in Taiwan are heading to social media for help from veterans who worked on or flew a US Army legend. The soldiers,... Read more
As the United States finds itself looking down the barrel of yet another senseless act of terror, the usual bogeyman has been put on trial: the semiautomatic AR-15. Known as “America’s Rifle,” the AR-15 is arguably the most common rifle in circulation, with an estimated 20 million in the... Read more
A new shape has emerged from the sea- and it bears the flag of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy. Evidence of China’s attempt to catch up with the United States in terms of warships has taken the form of a new submarine, one which many analysts believe to... Read more
The Russian military has smacked the Ukraine with a “shock and awe”-style opening blow- and much of it was captured on live feeds. Following an announcement by Russian leader Vladimir Putin, a “special military operation” was launched across a wide area, causing chaos and confusion in the former Soviet... Read more
As video games become increasingly dumbed-down in the age of so-called “pay-to-win” and “freemium gaming” schemes, many gamers -especially those itching for real-time-strategy - have been looking to the past to scratch their strategic itch. This topic has come up several times over the years in the War is... Read more
The rise and fall of one of the most recognizable modern assault rifles.
Just over four miles beneath the sea, an American destroyer sits upright on the bottom of the sea. How she got there is a story worth remembering.
By Andy Wolf There are some works of art that find themselves on the losing side of history, often due to poor market performance or evolving cultural values . Interestingly enough, despite their perceived failures, they are often viewed favorably within small sects of... Read more