The A-10 Warthog: Can it Survive?

The A-10 Warthog: Can it Survive?

The A-10 Warthog has successfully taken on Iraqi armor and Al Qaeda bunkers, but can it survive a changing air combat environment and budget battles?

Airstrikes on Tikrit, March 25

Airstrikes on Tikrit, March 25

US-led coalition forces conducted 17 airstrikes against ISIS forces in Tikrit on Wednesday.

Guardsman Arrested in ISIS Terror Plot: DOJ

Guardsman Arrested in ISIS Terror Plot: DOJ

A U.S. Army National Guardsman was among two U.S. citizens arrested by the feds late Wednesday in an alleged terror plot. DOJ officials say the foiled plan included 'an act of terrorism in the United States.'

Front Focal Plane vs Second Focal Plane

Front Focal Plane vs Second Focal Plane

Myth:The reticle is not covering more or less of the target, it is simply adjusting for magnification. The value never changes, if it’s a .13” thick reticle, it’s always that. It is not “growing”. So backing off the magnification is not reducing the area covered.

US Joins Fight For Tikrit, Opening New Front

US Joins Fight For Tikrit, Opening New Front

The United States began a heavy aerial campaign in Tikrit Wednesday to support the Iraqi and Iranian forces that have stalled in their effort reclaim the city from ISIS.