There I Was – F/A-18E Super Hornet vs. Two Iranian Su-25 Frogfoots
I’ve been hearing and telling “There I was…” stories for my entire adult...
Navy Fighter Pilot Jay “Faceshot” Consalvi talks about Czech Mate and the Reno Air Races
Jay flew the F-14D Tomcat and F/A-18 C/D/Fs in the Navy. After leaving the service he has become ...
There I was…I am the Aurora, hear me roar
By far my favorite line, however, was the conclusion: “This reporter believes it was the secret...
The Ultimate Carrier Break: Nasty SHB
The SHB. It’s a Navy thing. More, it’s a CV thing, ‘CV’ being the code for carrie...
Naval Aviation Author has Serious Chops in the Cockpit and on the Page
Fighter Sweep has the privilege of interviewing author and former Commanding Officer of VFA-105, ...
Stunning Aviation Coffee Table Books by Renown Photographer Erik Hildebrandt
Still just as inspiring as when it was first released in 2011 to commemorate the Centennial of Na...
A Day in the Life. VFA-25 Fist of the Fleet.
A day in the life of an F/A-18E fighter pilot deployed on USS Harry S. Truman in support of Opera...
Interview with Wingnut: VFA-25 and Air Wing-7 taking the fight to ISIS
Air Wing: CVW-7 Ship: CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman Squadron: VFA-25 Fist of the Fleet A good fr...
Initial findings for Egyptair 804 mishap released
Investigators release initial report on Egyptair 804 mishap
Breaking news: FAA bans all flights from Turkey
Breaking news: As security situation in Turkey continues to deteriorate, FAA bans all flights to ...
Summer Reading: Iron Wolf by Dale Brown
Dale Brown’s latest novel, Iron Wolf reviewed by Fighter Sweep
Great story about a Bad Angel
Fighter Sweep fans, This is an amazing story that came to us from a friend of FS. It was told...
Introducing UK Contributing Writer Peter Wall. Sonic booms over England!
Hello Fighter Sweep community, I’d like to introduce our newest, and youngest contributor. Pe...
Watch: Cool Time Lapse Video of Carrier Operations
FighterSweep fans, check out this awesome time lapse video of flight deck operations on the USS J...
Is US Military Aviation on the Brink of Total Failure?
A recent article in Aviation Week and Space Technology highlights a growing concern that the cann...
Turkey caught between a rock and a hard place
Istanbul Attack. Erdogan surrounded by threats.
FAA Releases New Rules Regulating Small Commercial Drones
Today John S. Duncan, Director of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Flight Standards Servic...
Fighter Sweep welcomes new Freelance Writer: J. Kirkbride – The Pilot Training Machine Part I
We are excited to continue building our Ready Room of contributing writers. J. Kirkbride joins ...
New Fighter Sweep Assistant Editor, “Smokin” Joe Ruzicka reports: A-10 Warthog Replacement Should be a “Coke” Machine
Happy Father’s Day Fighter Sweep community. I’d like to take this opportunity to i...
EgyptAir 804 – Second Black Box retrieved
Today, Friday, a search vessel recovered the Flight Data Recorder, the second of the two black bo...
Russia Threatens Escalation If Depleted Uranium Munitions are Sent to Ukraine2
MBT-70: The Epic Fail ‘Supertank’ Collab Between America and West Germany3
US Gets New Military Bases in the Philippines, Facing the South China Sea4
What the Incident Over the Black Sea Tells Us About the Ukraine War5
Does the Officer Selection Process for Naval Special Warfare Leave a Lot of Talent on the Beach?
Russia Places Missile Systems in Paramushir
The Unexpected Impact of the War in Ukraine on US and NATO’s Defense Strategies
Ukrainian Drone Strike Destroys Russian Kalibr Missile Shipment in Crimea
Japan Defense Readying for Upgrade: ‘Long-range Missiles Alone Will Not Be Sufficient’
A Former Navy SEAL Speaks: ‘Why Putin Will Never Win A Ground War in Ukraine’
SOFREP Stands With Our Brothers Who Demand Responsibility for ‘Disastrous’ Afghan Departure
Adam Brown: A SEAL’s Life of Courage and Redemption
Complete List: Ticonderoga-class Missile Cruisers To Retire By 2027
Nuclear Close Calls That Nearly Caused World War III
Russian Sausage Millionaire and Putin Critic Falls to His Death in India
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