Baltic Approaches (22 July, 1987) Part II

Warsaw Pact air operations on D+13 commenced just before 0500 hours CEST. The first wave of aircraft consisted of East German Su-22 Fitters, and Soviet Su-24 Fencers. Their targets were coastal radars, air defense batteries, and Harpoon missile sites located in Loland, Falster, and Zealand. The close proximity between them and the East German airfields …

The Bonhomme Richard Fire

I normally do not like to post about real world events on this blog but today I’m going to make an exception. Most of us are aware of what is going on in San Diego at the moment with the fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard. It  has been raging since Sunday morning and fire crews …

A Look Ahead July 2020

Personally, I always love it when Independence Day falls on a weekend. It gives us more time to celebrate the holiday in a proper manner. Frankly, I always believed Independence Day should be a 2-3 day holiday every year. We need time to do all of those quintessentially American things like taking in a ballgame …