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Leonidas Squadron-Germany's Suicide Squadron.

The Leonidas Squadron, formally known as 5th Staffel of Kampfgeschwader 200 was a unit which was originally formed to fly the Fieseler Fi 103R (Reichenberg), a manned version of the V-1 flying bomb, in attacks in which the pilot was likely to be killed, or at best to parachute down at the attack site. 735 weitere Wörter


Watch German Typhoons Intercept a Jet Airways 777 Over Cologne

When passenger aircraft go unresponsive and they don’t communicate with air traffic controllers, especially in the wake of the 9/11 attacks in the United States, defense officials get worried, and understandably so. 316 weitere Wörter

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Horten H IX- Hitler's"Stealth" bomber

When we think of stealth bombers we think of reasonably recent bombers like the F-117-Nighthawk (1981) or B2-Spirit (1989) bombers.

But in fact it was the Horten brothers who designed the first stealth fighters/bombers in 1942. 584 weitere Wörter