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The AH-64 Apache: The World’s Best Helicopter?

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The AH-64 Apache: The World’s Best Helicopter?

Written by on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Whenever you mention the phrase "military helicopter," there's one aircraft that immediately comes to mind: the AH-64 Apache. And for good reason -- it's reliable, ferocious, and it packs enough firepower to send bad guys running for the hills. But it ...

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Click Here for the History of the Helicopter — Rotor You Waiting For?

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Click Here for the History of the Helicopter — Rotor You Waiting For?

Written by on Monday, July 30th, 2012

It's July 30th, so you know what that means: International Helicopter Day! OK, I admit that this isn't a real holiday, but I think we could probably celebrate it nonetheless. After all, these noisy cousins of the airplane are an invaluable component of ...

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This Massive 30,000-Pound Bomb Was Built to Crumble Mountains

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This Massive 30,000-Pound Bomb Was Built to Crumble Mountains

Written by on Friday, July 27th, 2012

Nuclear weapons may represent the ultimate in military technology, but there's one countermeasure that has been foiling the atomic bomb since its creation: a shovel. Yes, the world's most powerful weapon can be negated by digging a big hole and ...

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USAF Finally Spots the Loose Screw Causing the F-22 Oxygen Problems

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USAF Finally Spots the Loose Screw Causing the F-22 Oxygen Problems

Written by on Thursday, July 26th, 2012

There's been a lot of controversy surrounding the line of F-22 fighters lately. We've known for more than a year that something in the F-22 was causing pilots to experience hypoxia, or oxygen deprivation, but Air Force engineers have had a ...

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China and US Turn Missile Technology into Game of Rock, Paper, Scissors

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China and US Turn Missile Technology into Game of Rock, Paper, Scissors

Written by on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

What's the most dangerous weapon ever created? I'd bet my bottom dollar that you thought of the nuke. Ever since World War II, the nuclear bomb has lingered as an ever-present threat. Nowadays, people aren't really all that scared about the ...

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