Your Very Own Harrier Jet: This Jet Will Go Down In History As One Of The All Time Great Classic British Aircraft

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The Harrier Jet, originally developed in the 1960s, is most known for its vertical takeoff and landing ability. It’s a subsonic jet that can hover like a helicopter. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Creates Incredible Ultrarealistic Miniature Models Of The Military And Utility Vehicles

A man from Tomsk, Russia, Sergey Osipov makes toy models of military and civil vehicles. They impress with detalization and accuracy. Continue reading »

Cats Of War: This Artist Hilariously Combines Military Hardware With Giant Cats

We are no strangers to giant cats among us theme as we’ve previously featured them here, here and here. This time we invite you to take a look at @GiantCat9 Twitter account who combines huge cats with military hardware. Why? Who knows… But it’s quite entertaining. Continue reading »

Albania’s Graveyard Of Soviet-Era MiGs


An Albanian Air Force member walks near an old non-function Airplane (Antonov An-2) in Kucova Air Base in Kucova, Albania on October 3, 2018. Albania retired its 224 Soviet- and Chinese-made MiGs in 2005, and since 2009 NATO neighbors Italy and Greece monitor its airspace. That led to economic decline in and around Kucova, which was called “Stalin City” during the era of Communist rule. (Photo by Florion Goga/Reuters) Continue reading »

Stuning Photos Of A Children’s Military Boarding School In The Ukraine

In this series, Israeli photographer Michal Chelbin tells the darkyl poetic tale of kids growing up in a Ukrainian military boarding school. The photos are quiet and eerily beautiful, revealing a reality of heightened gender roles and curriculum fashioned “in the service of forming a new governing military elite.” Continue reading »

“The Belly Tank”: A Military Drop Tank Is Transformed Into An Αerodynamic Pommel Horse

Like many creative endeavors, the Belly Tank Project took shape over a bottle of red wine when product designer Axel Kleinschmidt explained to his friend, economist Hartmut H. Hölter, his fascination with belly tanks — an aviation term that describes expendable fuel tanks, also known as drop tanks, externally carried by combat aircraft— which he had found on sale on the internet, and his wish to cleanse such a war object from its military connotations and use it in a positive way. The Belly-Tank Project was thus launched aiming to transform a piece of warfare into a symbol of peace. Continue reading »

Colombian Daredevil Dog Skydives For Military Training


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To graduate and start her official service at the search and rescue unit at Colombian Air Force, military working dog Siara had to jump off the ramp from 14,000 feet high in the sky. Continue reading »

Europe’s Largest Abandoned Underground Military Air Base


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Željava Air Base, situated on the border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina under Plješevica Mountain, near the city of Bihać, Bosnia, was the largest underground airport and military air base in the former Yugoslavia, and one of the largest in Europe. Continue reading »

Fake Swiss Chalets That Were Actually A Secret Military Weapon

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Christian Schwager first began his project on “Fake Chalets” back in 2004 when people began noticing these false homes. Upon further investigation, it turned out that these quaint little structures were actually some of Switzerland’s best kept military secrets. These fake chalets were fully militarized bunkers. It’s estimated that over 250 were built back in WWII and some are still being discovered to this day. Though the buildings look false when you walk up right next to them, they’re tricky enough to deceive even the locals from a distance. Each chalet is a little more narrow that it should be. The windows, woodgrain, and even the sun’s reflection were painted on. The rule here was that the chalet should be able to deceive the eye from a minimum of 20 meters away. So far, Schwager’s series of photos has captured a little over 100 of these disguised bunkers. Continue reading »

Military Dads Have Tea With Their Daughters In Touching Photo Series

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Lieutenant Navy Officer Andrew Bradstreet and Aliya. © Vanessa Hicks Photography

As a mom and Navy veteran, Vanessa Hicks knows that military family life can be challenging. That’s why she decided to celebrate the bond between military parents and their kids. Continue reading »

Thousands Of Military Bunkers In Switzerland Have Been Transformed Into Hotels, Data Centers And Museums

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A view shows the restaurant at the Hotel La Claustra in a former Swiss army bunker on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been put to commercial use, from hotels to data centres, museums to cheese factories. (Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)
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2014 Military Photographer Of The Year Awards

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Members of the Special Tactics Training Squadron enter the pool with their hands and feet bound. The drown proofing exercise teaches students to remain calm in the water during stressful situations, skills that are vital during real-world operations. (Photo by Master Sgt. Jeffrey Allen/U.S. Air Force)
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Photographer Captures Military Kits Through The Ages: From The Battle Of Hastings To Helmand

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Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging. Continue reading »

Russian Military Parade Honors World War II Red Army


Russian soldiers dressed in Red Army World War II uniforms paraded through Red Square in front of a backdrop of St. Basil Cathedral in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Thousands of Russian soldiers and military cadets marched across Red Square to mark the 72nd anniversary of a historic World War II parade. The show honored the participants of the Nov. 7, 1941 parade who headed directly to the front lines to defend Moscow from the Nazi forces. The parade Thursday involved about 6,000 people, many of them dressed in World War II-era uniforms. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File) Continue reading »

White House Christmas Decoration Honors U.S. Military Service

A white chocolate representation of the White House sits in the State Dining Room during a media tour of the holiday decorations at the White House in Washington, November 30, 2011. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst) Continue reading »