Gail Wynters (v), Chuck Marohnic (p), Tim Whalen (s), Chris Fitzgerald (b), Jason (d) perform this tune at my jazz event in 2007. … Continues
Russia is apparently the first country to field submarine-based hypersonic missiles. How do you defend against them?
As recently detailed, Russia’s new hypersonic Zircon missile will soon be submarine based. This diversifies Russia’s hypersonic capabilities—from air and at sea, to underwater, for greater strategic advantage.… Continues
It was a very unusual plane.
Key point: The plane broke a speed record for transcontinental flight.
Contrary to most other planes designed and used in World War II, Lockheed’s P-38 Lightning had twin booms ending in vertical stabilizers and rudders.… Continues
A sound they never wanted to hear.
Key point: U.S. bombers killed more Japanese than the atomic bombs.
As the Japanese delegation stood on the deck of the battleship USS Missouri on September 2, 1945, preparing to sign the documents that ended World War II, a large formation of Boeing B-29 Superfortress heavy bombers swooped low over Tokyo Bay as a reminder of the terrible destruction that had befallen their nation and turned Japan’s cities into ruins.… Continues