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January 27th 1973: The day when America's longest war ended

January 27th 1973: The day when America's longest war ended

On January 27, 1973, a momentous event unfolded in Paris, France, that promised to bring an end to one of the most tumultuous and divisive conflicts of the 20th…

27. 01. 2024
January 23rd 1997: A day when Czech-born become US Secretary of State

January 23rd 1997: A day when Czech-born become US Secretary of State

A Tribute to the First Czech-Born U.S. Secretary of State January 23rd marks a significant date in the annals of American political history. It was on this day…

23. 01. 2024
Misplaced flashlight leads to $4 million in damages to F-35 engine

Misplaced flashlight leads to $4 million in damages to F-35 engine

In a startling incident at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, early 2023 witnessed an unusual yet costly mishap involving one of the most advanced fighter jets in the world…

21. 01. 2024
Sentinel ICBM program faces cost overruns and delays

Sentinel ICBM program faces cost overruns and delays

The U.S. Air Force's Sentinel Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) program, slated to replace the aging Minuteman III missiles, has encountered significant financial and logistical…

20. 01. 2024
Breaking barriers in the sky and on stage: Air Force officer crowned Miss America

Breaking barriers in the sky and on stage: Air Force officer crowned Miss America

In a groundbreaking moment for both the military and pageantry, Air Force 2nd Lt. Madison Marsh, aged 22, has been crowned Miss America, becoming the first active-duty service member…

18. 01. 2024
January 16th 1991: The day when began Operation Desert Storm: A Turning Point in Modern Warfare

January 16th 1991: The day when began Operation Desert Storm: A Turning Point in Modern Warfare

January 16th is a day etched in modern history as the beginning of the Persian Gulf War, specifically marked by the initiation of Operation Desert Storm. This date…

16. 01. 2024
US and UK launch strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen

US and UK launch strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen

In a decisive move, military forces of the United States and the United Kingdom have initiated strikes against several targets in Yemen, specifically targeting Houthi rebel…

12. 01. 2024
NATO's $5.5 Billion Patriot missile contract: A strategic shift in European defense

NATO's $5.5 Billion Patriot missile contract: A strategic shift in European defense

In a significant move to bolster European air defense capabilities, NATO’s Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has facilitated a massive $5.5 billion contract for the acquisition…

08. 01. 2024
Bombardier awarded U.S. Army prototyping contract for HADES spy plane

Bombardier awarded U.S. Army prototyping contract for HADES spy plane

The U.S. Army has taken a significant step towards enhancing its aerial intelligence capabilities by awarding Bombardier Defense a contract for the development of the HADES (High…

05. 01. 2024
Taiwan reports suspected Chinese spy balloons over its territory

Taiwan reports suspected Chinese spy balloons over its territory

In a recent development that has raised concerns over regional security, Taiwan's Defense Ministry has reported the incursion of four suspected Chinese spy balloons into its airspace. These…

03. 01. 2024
Ukrainian pilots are currently undergoing F-16 training in Denmark

Ukrainian pilots are currently undergoing F-16 training in Denmark

In a significant development for Ukraine's military capabilities, six Ukrainian pilots are currently undergoing intensive training to fly F-16 fighter jets in Denmark. This marks the…

02. 01. 2024
Russia no longer controls the Black Sea. In four months it has lost a fifth of its fleet

Russia no longer controls the Black Sea. In four months it has lost a fifth of its fleet

In recent months, Ukraine has achieved significant success in weakening Russia's control over the Black Sea, particularly its Black Sea Fleet, which has been instrumental in Russian attacks…

30. 12. 2023