Navy’s Big Surprise: Carrier Drone to Make a Comeback
An X-47B performs a touch-and-go landing on the USS George H.W. Bush. Navy photo Navy’s Big Surprise: Carrier Drone to Make a Comeback Mothballed X-47Bs to resume testing for two more years After history-making autonomous landings and takeoffs on an aircraft carrier this summer, the Navy’s two X-47B jet-powered... Read more
Finally, Some Frickin’ Camels
DaViD AXE photo Finally, Some Frickin’ Camels A war photo a day #6 Eight years. Seven wars. More death and destruction than I care to recount. I’ve been covering armed conflict since 2005. Every battlefield has its stories … and its unforgettable images. Follow me through my career at war,... Read more
This Goat Died for Iraq or Something
David Axe photo This Goat Died for Iraq or Something A war photo a day #5 Eight years. Seven wars. More death and destruction than I care to recount. I’ve been covering armed conflict since 2005. Every battlefield has its stories … and its unforgettable images. Follow me through my... Read more
Everything You Need to Know Today About Drones, Carriers and Stealth Fighters
T-50. Sukhoi Photo Everything You Need to Know Today About Drones, Carriers and Stealth Fighters A War is Boring recap Japan has just launched the new helicopter carrier Izumo—Tokyo’s largest warship since World War II. The Japanese could, in theory, outfit the new ship with F-35B stealth fighters, but... Read more
Inside the Israeli Army in a Time of Terror
Miriam Libicki art Inside the Israeli Army in a Time of Terror  Miriam Libicki’s Jobnik! is the best comic book you’ll ever read about war, love and paperwork Jobnik!, the comic book memoir by American-born former Israeli soldier Miriam Libicki, is remarkable in part for what it’s not. It... Read more
American Troops Destroyed World History
David Axe photo American Troops Destroyed World History A war photo a day #4 Eight years. Seven wars. More death and destruction than I care to recount. I’ve been covering armed conflict since 2005. Every battlefield has its stories … and its unforgettable images. Follow me through my career at... Read more
The Navy Is Building a Stealth Battleship Strike Force
DDG-1000 under construction. Navy/Bath Iron Works photo The Navy Is Building a Stealth Battleship Strike Force Hopefully the first big wave won’t sink it The Navy’s newest warships are hard to detect on radar, heavily armed with super-accurate guns and missiles … and gigantic. Six hundred feet long and displacing... Read more
This Man is a Walking Tank
David Axe photo This Man is a Walking Tank A war photo a day #3 Eight years. Seven wars. More death and destruction than I care to recount. I’ve been covering armed conflict since 2005. Every battlefield has its stories … and its unforgettable images. Follow me through my career... Read more
Bag of Body Parts
David Axe photo Bag of Body Parts A war photo a day #1 Eight years. Seven wars. More death and destruction than I care to recount. I’ve been covering armed conflict since 2005. Every battlefield has its stories … and its unforgettable images. Follow me through my career at war,... Read more
They Hung His Friends From a Bridge
Billy Tucci art They Hung His Friends From a Bridge Robert Young Pelton’s Iraq War comic book explores mercenary’s tragic past It was March 2004 and T-Boy’s flight was delayed. Because of that, the gunner for the private security company Blackwater missed a mission with his fellow mercenaries to... Read more
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