Turkey may turn to Russia for help after U.S. cancels F-35 parts delivery
The Pentagon has suspended the delivery of F-35 Lightning II aircraft to Turkey, following Turkey’s decision to purchase Russian S-400 missiles. In what has become another point of contention between the U.S. and Turkey, the “black sheep” of NATO has enlisted the help of the Russians for their defense... Read more
Swiss gun manufacturer is making the U.S. Army’s new submachine gun for special security missions
The U.S. Army has selected a new submachine gun for special security missions- and the winner of the procurement contest may surprise you. The Brügger & Thomet APC9K has been hailed the winner of the Sub Compact Weapon program, beating out well-seasoned military & police competitors such as the... Read more
Locked & loaded: Army testing out next generation of small arms
The U.S. Army is currently evaluating a new small arms systems that could give their warfighters a serious edge, including squad weapon and sniper rifle. The Army is rolling along on multiple fronts in the small arms department, ranging from area weapons to those with a little more precision-... Read more
The need for speed: New SB-1 Defiant helicopter leaves competition sucking wind
A new helicopter will give the U.S. Army a cutting edge on the battlefield- and put the “quick” in Quick Reaction Force. The Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 Defiant took its first official flight on March 21, creating quite a spectacle as it effortlessly took to the air. Sporting multiple, counter-rotating rotors... Read more
Moving into the future: Army shows off drone destroying mobile laser system
The future is now- at least when it comes to laser weapons on the battlefield. A prototype of a new high-energy laser platform was revealed at the Army’s Space & Missile Defense Center in Alabama last month, giving a glimpse of the future. The Stryker-mounted Mobile Experimental High Energy... Read more
Air Force spends more than it should to keep U.S. ‘king of the sky’
The U.S. Air Force has revealed what it thinks it needs to dominate the world’s skies in a potential conflict with Russia or China- and a new study claims the estimates might not be enough to win the day. In a rare move of underestimation by the notoriously money-hungry... Read more
New “Rapid Raptor” program makes the F-22 a global threat
The sun never sets on American airpower, which can project some form of force anywhere in the world in short order. Be it by strategic basing of Air Force assets, Marine Expeditionary Units or a Carrier Strike Group, America has ways of bringing fury from above- and isn’t afraid... Read more
Taiwain is buying jets from the U.S. in exchange for strategic help against China
The island nation of Taiwan has requested a new batch of fighters from the USA- and the United States gets to advise on the type and number of aircraft they believe could best serve Taiwan. Constantly under threat of invasion by the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan has long... Read more
China looks to the stars to steal more power away from the U.S.
There are around 1,957 satellites in orbit around our planet. 849 of them belong to the United States- and out of those, only one of them -launched late last year- is resistant to jamming by foreign powers. While this should be alarming to the United States of America, it... Read more
Remembering James Howell Howard: Only P-51 Mustang pilot awarded Medal of Honor
World War II was a special time for combat aviation, a pivotal point in history when pilots and aircraft technology were forced into incredible transformations in order to keep up with the rapidly changing times. During this time, new plane designs made their way into the history books under... Read more

Andy Wolf

Andy Wolf is a Kentuckessee native who has spent over 1/3 of his life overseas in search of combat, riches and adventure- accruing over a decade of experience in military, private security, language, small arms training, journalism and corporate communications fields. Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor's of Science from Tennessee's Austin Peay State University- and is rarely seen without his canine companion, Savannah.

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