Israel has praised the Lockheed Martin F-35 as a “game-changer”.
Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) commander Brigadier General Farzad Ismaili, who had been in office since 2010, has been fired by Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei after he kept secret that Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-35 stealth fighters had violated Iran’s airspace, the Kuwaiti daily Al Jarida reported on Saturday.… Read more
While many were indeed designed and planned for ahead of the imposition of sanctions, Russia is clearly making a big effort to modernize its armed forces, especially its air force, and moving past older Soviet platforms.… Read more
China is cracking down on a number of podcast-hosting platforms and apps as Beijing grows increasingly wary of opinions that the regime deems as out of line with the ruling Communist Party’s official narratives—in any format.… Read more
Zoot Sims and Bob Brookmeyer Octet – Bee Kay (1958)
Personnel: Harry Edison (trumpet), Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone), Zoot Sims (tenor sax), Al Cohn (tenor sax, baritone sax), Hank Jones (piano), Freddie Green (guitar), Eddie Jones (bass), Charlie Persip (drums), Bill Potts (arrange)
from the album ‘STRETCHING OUT’ (United Artists Records) … Read more