# TRUTH BEYOND THE WAVES 3: U.S. has repeatedly sent its warships and military aircraft to closely sail or fly past South China Sea islands. Yet, the U.S. State Department has gone to great lengths to portray China as “a threat” to freedom of navigation in the South China Sea. The truth is that freedom of commercial navigation is no problem there. But can warships go anywhere as Washington pleases? Don’t blur the line between commercial navigation and military operation.
The main flight recorder of the Russian military Tu-154 aircraft that crashed Sunday into the Black Sea has been retrieved from the wreckage. It has been delivered to the Central Research Institute of the Russian Air Force near Moscow for specialists to decode.
Welcome back! A military transport plane used during the World War II has been permanently displayed at the Flying Tigers Heritage Park in Guilin, south China's Guangxi. The C-47 aircraft were used by the Flying Tigers, a U.S. air squadron that helped the Chinese fight against Japanese aggression during WWII.
Russia's finest aircraft soared over Moscow's Red Square on Monday, as part of the 2016 Victory Day Parade to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe. A total of 71 military aircraft - one for every year since the end of the war - took part in the parade, including a number of Sukhoi Su-35 jets that had served in Russia's recent military operation in Syria.
Consumer Drones Catching Up With Military-Grade Technology In mid-2015, a large consumer drone manufacturer called DJI released the P3, (more commonly known as the Phantom 3) - a 4k video capture, GPS equipped drone which can fly up to a mile from the user.
The Russian Ministry of Defense released footage on Tuesday showing a Russian naval battle group including the flagship aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in the western Mediterranean Sea. The group includes the Pyotr Veliky missile cruiser, a Ka-27 military helicopter and Mig-29 and Sukhoi Su-33 carrier-based jets. Built in 1987 the Admiral Kuznetsov carries 2,626 sailors and air crew and is capable of deploying 52 aircraft.