Russia attempting to regain influence in Africa as a way to attack NATO from the south
Africa once again finds itself being visited by Russian men with guns, in numbers unseen since the days of the Cold War. The Russian military is peddling arms and training across the continent in exchange for mineral wealth and mining rights, and making a return to nations where their... Read more
Air Force moving closer to AI piloted jets as SkyBorg takes to the skies
As military technology advances, the human element of warfare becomes more detached from the overall system that is combat in the 21st Century. While there will always be a “guy on the ground with a gun” in any futuristic military scenario, whether or not that human will be backed... Read more
China, not Russia, the largest threat to NATO as the organization celebrates 70 years
Since the end of the Cold War, a new “Red Threat” is on the horizon for NATO- and they outnumber all of us. The People’s Republic of China is the new top threat for NATO officials, who have gathered in Washington DC, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the... Read more
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

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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