Digital Globe satellite imagery of the U.S. military base at Camp Lemmonier in Djibouti, dated Sept. 20, depicts NASA’s WB-57 high-altitude aircraft on the recently-expanded auxiliary operations apron. The question ...
Recent video published by Amak News Agency shows Islamic State taking up position on Mount Mishtenur a little over a mile outside of Kobane, a Syrian Kurdish town on Turkey’s border. Despite reports of a US Predator flying overhead possibly collecting intelligence for strikes, the Islamic State continues to advance on key areas of interest. Kobane, also […]
Amak news agency reporting from Syria posted images online purporting to show an American Predator drone orbiting the skies of Kobane, a Syrian Kurdish town on the border with Turkey. Kobane, also known as Ayn Al Arab, has been under siege by Islamic State militants since Sept. 15. Kurdish fighters from the People’s Protection Units—a.k.a. […]
Satellite imagery acquired by Airbus and analyzed by Jane’s shows an IS training and logistics site struck by multiple PGMs located near Syria’s Abu Kamal. On 23SEPT14, the USAF launched F/A-18s from the aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush (CVN-77) targeting an Islamic State vehicle staging site with PGMs. (The site was previously geolocated here). […]
Trevor Paglen, talking at Germany’s Chaos Computer Club in December 2013, presented the first video known of the RQ-170 Wraith in flight. A few months before the conference, Paglen setup his camera near Creech AFB in Nevada, to catch the aircraft making its ascent after takeoff. Paglen describes the aircraft engines like that of a “Tie […]
The latest imagery acquired in May 2014 of INS Hansa, a location on India’s western coast in Goa, confirms that the Navy’s Shore Based Testing Facility (SBTF) is operational. Although India inaugurated the facility back in March, it was unknown at the time if the arresting cables had been fully installed allowing for both take-off and aircraft […]
U.S. and Arab allies launched air-strikes across Syrian territory targeting Islamic State and the al-Qaeda-linked Khorasan group. Earlier today, Pentagon officials briefing the press described the successful air-strikes as part “of a credible and sustainable persistent campaign to degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State. US forces hit targets focusing on the organization’s command and […]