Mar 20 2013
An amazing roundup of the best military photos we came across since our last military photo compilation.
In the extreme case of a battlefield or natural disaster area rescue, the pilot or co-pilot of an AH-64 Apache will ride on the outside of the helicopter so the passenger(s) can sit inside. At Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, Aug. 25, Soldiers practice the tricky operation. Photo by Sgt. Stephen Proctor.
A B-17, P-51 and a F4F Wildcat do an ultra low pass. In 1991 the CAF partnered with the Don't Mess With Texas Campaign to create an Anti-Littering Commercial. Video here.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Wolfe provides rooftop security during a meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Feb. 25, 2013. Wolfe, a platoon leader, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup.
C-17 Globemaster III morning reflection.
A B-1B Lancer receives fuel over Afghanistan from a KC-10 Extender. B-1Bs can rapidly deliver massive quantities of precision and non-precision weapons against any adversary. The B-1B is assigned to the 34th Expeditionary Squadron and the KC-10 is assigned to the 908th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron. Photo source: US Air Force.
C-17 Globemaster III over the pyramids. Photo: Jacob N. Bailey.
Two snipers wearing ghillie suits combine to form an over-the-shoulder firing position during competitive shooting at the 10th Annual International Sniper Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., Oct. 14, 2010. A ghillie suit is a type of camouflage from cloth or fibers, with the name originating from gille, the Gaelic word for servant. U.S. Army photo by Michael Tolzmann.
A pair of specially painted F-117 Nighthawks fly off from their last refueling by the Ohio National Guard's 121st Air Refueling Wing. The F-117s were retired March 11 in a farewell ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Photo: Senior Master Sgt. Kim Frey.
An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepares to takeoff during flight operations aboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).
Russian Mig-29 flying over beautiful yellow fields.
The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) fires a Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) during a live-fire exercise. Kearsarge is conducting amphibious squadron/Marine expeditionary unit integration in preparation for a scheduled deployment this spring. (U.S. Navy photo Tamara Vaughn).
A U.S. Navy F/A-18 flies over the ocean on a refueling mission.
S-125 Pechora mobile rocket defense system being fired.
gt. Joshua Smith, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team, chats with an Afghan boy during an Afghan-led clearing operation April 28, 2012, Ghazni province, Afghanistan. The soldier studied the Pashtun language prior to his deployment to southern Ghazni. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod).
Soldier fires a FIM-92A Stinger missile.
Russian Sukhoi PAK FA taxiing out for take off.
A timed missile hits a M47 Tank for testing. The timing of this photo couldn't have been any better!
Low flying Eurofighter Typhoon. Photo source.
The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Tennessee (SSBN 734) returns to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. Tennessee deployed for operations more than three months ago. (Check out the dolphins swimming in front of the massive sub) U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Kimber.
Zabul Province, Afghanistan.
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