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Past articles by Caleb:

Welcome: USS Gerald R. Ford Stops in UK for First Deployment

“The United Kingdom is a cherished ally. We are here to work together, strengthen our partnership, and give our Sailors the opportunity to explore this beautiful city.” → Read More

Rapid Dragon: U.S. Spec Ops Command Wants to Arm Cargo Planes

Rapid Dragon is an effort to arm cargo planes with long-range stand-off munitions. → Read More

The Marine Corps Is Ready to Win a Digital War Against China

America’s force-in-readiness wants to win virtually as well as physically. → Read More

Valkyrie: America’s Drone of the Future?

Pilots in the future will fly with drone sidekicks, and Kratos' Valkyrie drone is a big step in that direction. → Read More

‘Sinking Slowly’: Admiral Warns Deterrence Weakening Against China

The Commander of Strategic Command argues that the United States should be focused on the challenge posed by China. → Read More

The Navy Wants to Turn Submarines Into Drone Motherships

Though the Navy does already have tube-launched Unmanned Underwater Vehicles in service, they can’t be recovered without divers, limiting their usefulness. → Read More

Why Guam Will Be a Flashpoint in a U.S.-China War

Guam is well-positioned to contain the Chinese fleet and attack it if necessary. → Read More

End of an Era for Naval AQM-37 Aerial Training Targets

The last two AQM-37 aerial targets—some of the United States' most important targets used for training and exercises—reached the end of their service life. → Read More

Army and Navy Team Up on Hypersonic Weapons

They hope to reduce costs and speed development by developing hypersonic weapons together. → Read More

Su-33 Flanker-D Problems: Bigger Isn’t Always Better

One of the Su-33’s significant shortcomings is the airplane’s size which is noticeably larger than the MiG-29K. → Read More

The Navy’s Biggest Challenge? Reloading at Sea

This reloading inflexibility could make logistics during a wartime situation difficult, especially in the Pacific Ocean. → Read More

Stay Vigilant: NATO Kicks Off Neptune Strike Maritime Exercise

The so-called “vigilance activity” comes during a time of heightened European tensions. → Read More

Lightning Strike: Marines Have Big Plans for the F-35B Fighter

Specialized "lightning carrier" operations would put many more F-35Bs out to sea. → Read More

NATO Takes to the Skies in Massive Nuclear Drills

The collection of fighters and bombers will focus on deterrence in northwestern Europe, as NATO draws attention to the pre-planned nature of the exercise. → Read More

U.S. and British Navies Get Ready for the Unmanned Fight

The United States and Britain are sailing in the unmanned direction. → Read More

Boeing Has Big Plans for the Next Apache Helicopter

Boeing explained that while the previous century of aviation advances saw innovations in what kind of aircraft were developed, the company believes that this century's significant advancements will be related to how aircraft are made. → Read More

Digital Ocean: The U.S. Navy’s Unmanned Transformation

The Navy could increasingly rely on artificial intelligence to monitor situations and make decisions at sea. → Read More

Feed the Beast: How the Marines Plan to Sustain Open-Ended Pacific War

“During the exercise, Marines focused on merging installations and tactical logistics capabilities in the Pacific,” the press release stated. → Read More

Lockheed Martin Set to Upgrade GMLRS Range

The GMRLS munition has been used to devastating effect on the battlefield by Ukrainian forces. → Read More

New Hellfire Missiles Just Tripled the Reaper Drone’s Range

The new model dramatically extends the Hellfire’s range—by a factor of three. → Read More