Camouflaged A-6 Intruders
The Grumman A-6 Intruder spent most of it’s service career in the traditional Navy/Marine greys & whites, but a few got more interesting colors.
- A-6A of VA-85 with Green/Blue camo scheme for visibility experiment - 1965.
- A-6A of VA-65 “Tigers” painted “land camo” green scheme on USS Kitty Hawk - 1966.
- Unspecified A-6E in all dark green camo - 1987.
- A-6E of VA-165 “Boomers” on USS Constellation painted for participation in Red Flag exercises - 1989.
- A-6E of VA-65 “TIgers” on USS Theodore Roosevelt during Operation Desert Storm - 1991.
Afghan fighter in the Eastern Ukraine gives an interview in which he talks about his reasons for fighting for East Ukrainians and against western backed Kiev.
He talks about what happened in Afghanistan in the 80’s and similarities to the war in Ukraine.
With English subtitles.
First - person view of a Marine getting hit by an IED.
A Kimber 1911 converted to fire the more devastating but obscure .460 Rowland cartridge. It has nearly double the PSI of a .45 ACP round, with the .460 Rowland generating about 40,000 PSI. The elevated pressure levels requires several modifications to a 1911 platform, such as a compensator. (GRH)