Video Shows Syrian Jet Fighter Shot Down By Rebel Forces

After claiming the kill of an attack helicopter a few days ago, Syrian rebel forces have posted this video showing a MiG-23 being shot down over Al Muhassan, a small town near Dayr az-Zawr, 280 miles northeast of the capital Damascus and west of the country's Iraqi border. » 8/13/12 10:05pm 8/13/12 10:05pm

Navy Looks for New Jet, on Top of Its Trillion-Dollar Model

On Friday, the Navy quietly released a "market survey" asking the big defense contractors for their "candidate[s]" for "strike fighter aircraft" in the decades to come. Which is a little weird, considering the Pentagon is currently spending a trillion dollars on just such an aircraft: the troubled Joint Strike Fighter. » 4/17/12 7:01am 4/17/12 7:01am

Romulan Planet Drill Now In Testing Stages, For Real

If everything goes well, soon we will be able to reach the center of the Earth using 7200ºF flame jets that can go into any kind of material at 100 feet an hour. Wait, "if everything goes well"? » 6/15/09 4:40pm 6/15/09 4:40pm