Incredible Military Photos Pt.5 [18 Pics]

Dec 4 2012

An amazing roundup of the best military photos we came across since our last military photo compilation.

Spetsnaz soldier doing a back-flip and simultaneously throwing a hatchet at a target.

F-22 “Raptor” performing a sharp banking turn. Vapor is visible on top of the wings and fuselage. 2008.

Merkava Mark IV tank is providing escort for an Israeli convoy.

C-17 “Globemaster” aircraft dropping paratroopers.

A British sniper from 5 SCOTS (center) and two French snipers from the 8th Marine Infantry Parachute Regiment.

B-17 “Flying Fortress” aircraft flying in formation over Germany, 1945.

AH-64 “Apache” helicopter during the second Iraq war.

F-84 “Parasite” fighter hooking up to a B-36 heavy bomber. In the 1950's the Air Force attempted to provide bombers their own fighter escort.

Royal Marine Commandos training in the British countryside.

A Stryker APC firing a TOW missile.

Two Saab JS39 Gripen aircraft piloting over the Alps.

GTK Boxer armored personnel carrier undergoing trials testing. It is capable of reaching a top speed of 100km/h and safely carries up to 8 people.

IDF soldier and her dog.

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B “Osprey” taking off from an aircraft carrier. Note the cool vapor trails around the blades.

Texas National Guard Spc. Isaac Gomez provides security as engineers conduct a quality assurance check at the Narang Girls School in the Kunar Province of Afghanistan, Oct. 13, 2012.

SSN-591 “Shark” during a full speed surface trial, 1961.

Swiss Northtrop F5 “Tiger” firing its big M39 cannons. If you view this photo in full screen you can see the bullets themselves as well as the trajectories caused by them.

A Lockheed-Martin X35 is getting its lift fan installed on Aug 31, 2003.

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