I did something stupid. Oh well.
The Fort Lauderdale Air Show is this weekend. When I was a kid this was far and away the biggest event of the year for me.
Unable to secure funding from the City and County of San Diego, The United States Navy released a letter stating plans to relocate all operations to Los Angeles. In an all-employees meeting at 7:55 AM, announced with the sound of trumpets, Captain Roy Love, Commander of US Navy Base San Diego, explained the decision.
You want to be cool, don’t you Oppo?
The Navy football team will wear Under Armour-Designed “Navy Fleet” uniforms and hand-painted helmets for the Army-Navy Game presented by USAA on Dec. 12 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia at 3 PM on CBS.
Boondoggle or not, it appears the F-35 Lightning II is here to stay. Fortunately its one of only two fighter jets that can take-off and land vertically, and the only which while fully loaded can depart from a ship without a catapult. Here’s how it works.
Gonna throw in my own little twist here, because Navy
The Hornet Ball is an annual event were of all the West coast Naval F-18 Hornet and Super Hornet squadrons, their pilots and guests are gathered in celebration. This years highlight video features 10 minutes of pure Hornet porn.
Pictured: Ensign Biden's first deployment.
Extremely flow flying brought to you by a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet. Dicing through the canyons of northern California before crossing over into Oregon, this pilot appears to clip the tree tops as he wrangles is craft in some low level, high performance maneuvers.
I had one of the first digital cameras on my ship, a whopping 1 megapixel with an 8mb memory card! Came across this pic tonight and thought I'd share.
Watch the crew of the U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon execute a perfectly placed crosswind landing as they prepare for the Farnborough airshow earlier this year. Unlike the many crosswind landing videos plastered on YouTube that plague unsuspecting airliners, the pilot of this aircraft corrects perfectly for the shifting winds.
Just in case you thought that the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) wasn't enough of a threat to bad guys the world over, the navy just completed LCAC Interface testing with the USNS Montford Point - a.k.a. the Mobile Landing Platform...
U.S. ground forces are about to get an awesome new whip from Boeing's Phantom Works: a petite combat support vehicle combining power, speed, and all-terrain traction to deliver soldiers to just about anywhere on Earth—without all the hiking.
Good afternoon Jalops! I would like to invite everybody in Southern California, or anywhere for that matter, to this years Coronado Speed Festival. The festival takes place on the 21st and 22nd of September, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It will all happen on Naval Base Coronado in sunny San Diego, as part of the Navy's…
I've enjoyed 22 years in the Air Force and wouldn't trade it for anything. I consider it a privilege to serve. And we get to work with some cool equipment. In my case I was in command of up to 50 ICBMs at a time. As I type my son is in Basic Training to become a United States Marine. He's carrying on a long family…