The Avro Manchester was a disaster as an aircraft. But from inauspicious beginnings came a legend - the Lancaster.
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Combining a semi-flying wing – which were incidentally swept forward – an four crew sandwiched into engine nacelles, the DB-LK was unique.
Vietnam is upgrading some of it’s ancient T-54/55 tanks to make them viable war machines into the future – the T-54M program.
It appears that in Libya during 2020, a drones may have hunted down and killed humans. If true, we have crossed a Rubicon of huge significance
In 1980 the Israeli’s set out to develop one of the most advanced aircraft of the day – despite not having the tech or money. And they did!
In 1938, a French designer proposed a remarkable fighter aircraft – a tandem wing delta design with unusual powerplant ideas.
Many French fighter aircraft are things of amazing grace and beauty. It is difficult to say that about the Arsenal-Delanne 10-C2.
It isn’t well remembered that before WW2 a Belgian designer, Alfred Renard,, developed a series of fighter aircraft that had huge potential.
The F-22 Raptor is the most formidable fighter in service. So its apparent sooner than expected retirement has caused some comment.
The 818 was Boeing’s entry into the TFX competition for a new USAF bomber and interceptor for the Navy. Despite winning, it was not built.
In 1977 the British Army was called in to deal with a vicious monster. Despite armour support and sappers, they failed to dispatch to beast.