The advent of air assault doctrine created a need for heavily armed escort helicopters. Bell came up with the AH-1. Boeing went another route...
The Myanmar military, also known as the Tatmadaw, is reeling after a massive coordinated attack has been launched by anti-junta forces.
A relatively obscure group amongst the myriad of ethnic forces fighting the military junta in Myanmar has taken on much greater significance.
Competing against the innovative YC-14, the YC-15 seemed quite conventional. But it used some clever technology and led to bigger things.
The Ukrainians are fielding a new and interesting little robot that packs one heck of a punch against both IFVs and emplacements.
When the USAF said they wanted something better than the C-130 after Vietnam, it was a pretty tall order. But Boeing seem to have achieved it.
When the Ruhr was occupied by the French in 1923, the German military decided to break the Versailles Treaty and acquire a new fighter.
When the Luftwaffe formed in 1933, they needed a new fighter. Ultimately, the Bf 109 was chosen. But Focke Wulf’s entry was certainly novel.