Many high-tech weapons are being sent to Ukraine. Among them is the mighty HIMARS system that aims to turn the tide against Russian artillery.
Sometimes not all is as it seems.
From trying to field the most advanced weapons to outpacing the enemy’s production, arms races have been a nearly constant feature of warfare.
The Turkish TB2 Bayraktar is a formidable drone and by all accounts has helped Ukraine in its fight against Russia.
After my final tour with the Delta Force, an odd opportunity drifted my way. It was a position with a task force hunting traffickers and saving victims of human trafficking.
Although Operation Junction City was only a partial success, the U.S. proved the effectiveness of large-scale airborne deployments.
Operation Chariot was one of the most unorthodox and daring operations of World War II and a testament to British resourcefulness.
The missions that the elite Delta Force undertakes can sometimes be very unusual as Operation Beaver Dam demonstrates.
The Schwerer Gustav rail gun was one of the biggest artillery pieces ever manufactured, but that would be its shortcoming.
The beaver dam was to be blown sky-high and the abatis blasted and dropped to the road in three separate charges.