This is not a drill. In fact, it’s a virtual drill. You’re looking at soldiers from the 35th Engineer Brigade of the Missouri National Guard as they use a VR training tool known as the Dismounted Soldier Training System. Read More >>
It’s not often that you could use a word like serene to describe a B-52H Stratofortress bomber. But in this image, accompanied by Saab JAS 39 Gripen jets from the Swedish Armed Forces, that’s exactly how it looks. This image was captured over the Baltic Sea during training manoeuvres on June 11th. [U.S. Air Force]
It’s been more than a decade since the Army adopted its first pixelated camo pattern and the blocky digital pattern seemed to signal a new era of futuristic warfare. One problem: It didn’t work. At all.