Red, white & blue dawn? US aerial drill simulates full-scale ‘forcible entry’ invasion

A “conga line” of over 10 transport aircrafts startled aviation fans during the US military’s annual “Joint Forcible Entry Exercise” in the skies of Nevada. Noticing the large line of C-130 Hercules and C-17 Globemaster III aircraft carriers prepared for take off at the Dyess Air Force base in Texas early Sunday morning, some aviation […]

Elon Musk shared 2 videos of the Boring Company’s giant drill completing its first tunnel at the bottom of a huge pit

Patrick Fallon / Reuters Elon Musk announced on Friday that drilling on the first Boring Company tunnel was complete, and shared footage of the enormous drill emerging at the bottom of a huge pit. Musk has previously said the first Boring Company tunnel will be ready to use on December 10. The pit where the […]

Russian Bear bomber gate crashes NATO’s largest drill since Cold War (PHOTOS)

A Russian Tu-142 bomber blindsided a US flagship taking part in NATO’s massive Trident Juncture 18 drills off Norway. Spectacular photos of the flyby have expectedly sparked a media uproar, while Moscow called the flight routine. The plane appeared in the air at the very moment the marines on board the USS Mount Whitney, the […]

The ultimate drill attachment

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Beijing slams US for linking cancellation of naval drill to S. China Sea ‘militarization’

China on Thursday criticized the United States for decision not to invite it to a major US-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing’s militarization of islands in the disputed South China Sea, Reuters said. China has sovereign rights in the South China Sea and it is not realistic for the United […]

Full Metal Jacket star R Lee Ermey dead: Watch his INTIMIDATING drill sergeant performance

The late actor died aged 74 after complications of pneumonia and is best known for his Full Metal Jacket role. A real-life Vietnam War drill sergeant, Ermey impressed director Kubrick so much in auditions he said he “was a genius for this part.” In the film’s opening scene Hartman enters the new recruits barracks to […]

Full Metal Jacket star R Lee Ermey dead: Here's how the REAL-LIFE drill sergeant was cast

Ermey was best known for playing the Parris Island drill instructor in Stanley Kubrick’s 1987 classic. But did you know the actor served as a real-life US Marine drill instructor during the Vietnam War? Originally Ermey, who died from complications of pneumonia on Saturday, was hired as a technical advisor on 1987’s Full Metal Jacket. […]

The US is a week into the military drill that terrifies Kim Jong Un — but North Korea has been strangely silent

STR/AFP/Getty Images North Korean state media has not reported on US-South Korean military drills that began a week ago. The month-long joint military exercises usually agitate North Korea, which has responded with provocations in the past. As sanctions take hold, the silence may be part of Kim Jong Un’s hope to hold constructive talks with […]

New satellite images show massive Chinese naval carrier drill in the South China Sea as Taiwan tensions heat up

Planet Labs/Handout via REUTERS New satellite images reveal the massive scale of a Chinese naval drill earlier this month in the South China Sea. The images, provided by Planet Labs Inc, confirm a Chinese carrier group has entered the vital trade waterway as part of what the Chinese navy earlier described as combat drills. Sailing […]