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Stunning videos of US Army Black Hawk making an emergency landing in a traffic circle last week in Bucharest

| July 21, 2021 | 31 Comments
Stunning videos of US Army Black Hawk making an emergency landing in a traffic circle last week in Bucharest

It’s not clear why a US Army Black Hawk helicopter made an emergency landing in traffic last week, the helicopter doesn’t look like it’s in autorotation and it sounds as if at least one engine is running. What is clear is that the aviator at the controls made an incredible emergency landing. With supreme airmanship, […]

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A tale of an airfield and an olive oil factory

| June 2, 2021 | 23 Comments
A tale of an airfield and an olive oil factory

Maybe this olive oil factory in Bulgaria has a really, really long driveway. If not, there better be a 2LT nearby with a faulty compass, because it’s hard to see how an airfield and an olive oil factory could be conflated. Which is just what happened over the weekend. During joint NATO exercises involving the […]

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Oh, Here We Go…..

| February 20, 2021 | 14 Comments
Oh, Here We Go…..

The current occupant of the Oval Office has announced this morning that the “US is back!” in NATO.  https://www.abc27.com/news/us-world/politics/europe-applauds-bidens-approach-stresses-cooperation/ What that person is implying is that the US government (under Trump) expected the NATO allies to pay the entire thing. This was completely not true. As indicated in the article below, Trump simply indicated that […]

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Freedom of Navigation Ops- Black Sea

| January 30, 2021 | 9 Comments
Freedom of Navigation Ops- Black Sea

USS Donald Cook and a Navy P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft The US Navy currently has three warships operating in the Black Sea, a region Russia considers its back yard. USS Porter, a guided-missile destroyer, entered the waters on Thursday, joining two US ships that were already there. USS Donald Cook, another guided-missile destroyer, and the […]

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Macron Speaks Up

| January 20, 2021 | 31 Comments
Macron Speaks Up

                                                                                                  AP Photo France’s non-Socialist President Macron […]

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NATO worried about how they can do Afghanistan without the US

| December 1, 2020 | 50 Comments
NATO worried about how they can do Afghanistan without the US

Jeff LPH 3 sends in that the people running NATO are now voicing concerns about how they’ll be able to continue their mission supporting and training the Afghans without the ample support of the United States. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that the military alliance is grappling with a dilemma over its future in […]

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Update on Russia and Its Submarines

| August 22, 2020 | 18 Comments
Update on Russia and Its Submarines

Russian nuclear submarine Dmitry Donskoy sails under the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark on its way to Saint Petersburg, July 21, 2017. Scanpix Denmark/Sarah Christine Noergaard via Reuters About Russian subs: are they trying to poke the lion? Again? After all these years? They’re doing a lot of maneuvering in the Atlantic, have been for several […]

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Pompeo Inks Deal With Poland…

| August 16, 2020 | 17 Comments
Pompeo Inks Deal With Poland…

Poland and the U.S. signed an agreement on deeper defense cooperation on Saturday. The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, signed in Poland by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Polish Defense Minister Mariusz B?aszczak, sets out the legal framework for the additional presence of U.S. troops in Poland. Poetrooper sends. …Moves Troops From Germany Secretary of […]

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