Armstrong Siddeley ‘Dog’ Aircraft Engines

The British firm Armstrong Siddeley Motors (ASM) was formed in 1919 when Armstrong Whitworth (founded in 1847) purchased Siddeley-Deasy (founded in 1912). Prior…

Argus As 5 Aircraft Engine

Following World War I, the Treaty of Versailles severely limited aircraft production in Germany; military aircraft could not be built or developed. Germany…

A-6 Intruder: The Iron Tadpole

By The Grumman A-6 Intruder first flew in April of 1960. It was declared operational three years later. This ugly subsonic strike aircraft…

T-80: The Soviet Union’s Last Tank

By In today’s article, Peter Suciu takes look at the T-80 main battle tank. The last main battle tank to enter service in…

German Marder III – Nazi Frankenstein Tank Destroyer

By In today’s article, Tom Laemlein examines the German tank destroyer called the Marder III. An improvised anti-tank weapon, the Marder III series…

Douglas SBD Dauntless: America’s Carrier Killer

By There were many military platforms in history that have been described as the “right tool” for the job. The Douglas SBD Dauntless…

F-100 Super Sabre: A Supersonic Coffin?

By A landmark in U.S. aviation, the F-100 Super Sabre was America’s first fighter jet capable of supersonic speeds in level flight. It…

Football in a Combat Zone: WWII’s “Spaghetti Bowl”

By Americans love football. In fact, they love the gridiron game so much, they’re even ready to play (and watch) football in a…

F-86 Sabre – America’s MiG Killer

By It was the most famed combat aircraft of its day, if not of the whole period in the early stages of the…

T-14 Armata Tank — The Russian Threat That Never Was?

By Media reports circulated last March that the Russian Army’s best tank formation, the 1st Guards Tank Army, would be equipped with a…