David Axe

David Axe goes to war so you don't have to.


F’d: How the U.S. and Its Allies Got Stuck with the World’s Worst New Warplane


The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter was meant to improve the U.S. air arsenal, but has made…


To Beat China, the Navy Could Launch Tiny Spy Drones From Submarines

Three-inch robot could spot targets for cruise missiles


China Is Trying to Copy America’s Naval Radar Plane

Taiwanese spies caught helping Beijing build E-2 clone


Now We Know What the Navy’s Next Submarine Will Look Like

Admiral reveals five possible future sub designs 

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It Took 5,000 Years to Build Aleppo—And Two Years to Destroy It

Syrian civil war devastates ancient city


Your Aircraft Carrier Is a Piece of Crap

Case studies in faulty flattops


by DAVID AXE


This Upgraded Killer Drone Can Fly for Two Days Straight

Extra fuel boosts Army’s Gray Eagle


by DAVID CENCIOTTI


Dear Amnesty International, Do You Even Know How Drones Work?

Alleged strikes in Pakistan might not have been by U.S. robots, after all


Taliban Hunting Club

A war photo a day #40


by DAVID AXE

Eight years. Eight wars. More death and destruction than I care to recount. I’ve been…


Did Obama Try to Nuke South Carolina?

No, but tell that to the ‘European Union Times’


by MICHAEL PECK


Spectacularly Crashing Your Helicopter

A war photo a day #39


by DAVID AXE

Eight years. Eight wars. More death and destruction than I care to…