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NATO Wants Montenegro In The Alliance, Pissing Off Russia Even More

Russia, even after the Cold War ended, has never warmed much to the idea of an expanding NATO. The alliance, formed mostly as a military front against the Soviet Union and its own alliance, the Warsaw Pact, has added 12 new countries since the end of the Cold War, gradually expanding throughout Eastern Europe. Now…

NATO's biggest military exercise since the Cold War is scary impressive

Wow. This totally looks like the beginning of World War III but thankfully it’s just Operation Trident Juncture, a military exercise by NATO. But not just any old exercise, it’s the biggest military exercise NATO has done in decades and one that required 36,000 troops and more than 140 aircraft and 60 ships from over…

Pentagon Unsure If It Could Beat Russia In A Conventional Conflict 

The Daily Beast reports that a series of classified war gaming exercises ran by the Defense Department have clearly shown that the U.S. is ill-prepared for a sustained military engagement with Russia. Such a situation is not that hard to believe as our forces have been mired in counter-terror and counter-insurgency…

M1A2 Abrams Goes "Boom!" During Operation Speed And Power In Bulgaria

BALTOPS May Have Ended But Tensions Around The Baltic Sea Have Not

The USS Vicksburg, many of the ships seen here, and an expanded flotilla of allied ships from the region took part in BALTOPS ‘15, which ended on Saturday. The elaborate exercise, which reinforced strong NATO and allied bonds, has led to increased tensions with Russia as historically neutral parties in the region may…

Watch This Dutch F-16 Pilot Try To Kill An American F-15 In Mock Combat

Dutch F-16AMs and American F-15Cs had at it last April during the Florida and Oregon Air National Guard’s composite deployment to the region as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The awesome video below gives us an in-the-cockpit look at what it is like to spar with an Eagles high over the North Sea.

This Is The Best Military Aviation Shot You Have Seen For A Long Time

One of Europe’s top aviation photographers, Frank Crebas, was along for the ride in a F-16BM as Dutch F-16s intercepted a pair of B-52H Stratofortresses during Exercise Polar Growl. The result was this amazing image of an F-16 over a B-52 with its shadow perfectly aligned on the big bomber’s spine.

This Fighter Pilot Class Grad Video Will Make You Feel Unaccomplished

Euro-NATO's Joint Jet Pilot Training is conducted by the 80th Flying Training Wing primarily located at Sheppard AFB, in Wichita Falls, TX. This joint operation is co-funded and staffed with instructors from participating NATO nations, and is known to build the best multi-national fighter pilots in the world.

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