Support for Coalition Forces

07/14/2010
A CH-53E Super Stallion flies overhead carrying an AW-101 Merlin from a forward operating base last June. This early-morning operation to recover the Merlin is an illustration of the joint operations taking place between the United States and the United Kingdom in the region. [slidepress gallery='support-for-coalition-forces'] Crdeit: 3rd Marine Aircraft…

Air Refueling Capability Highlighted On Bastille Day

07/14/2010
On Bastille Day, the parade was initiated with an air show featuring a total of 79 planes: both the French Air Refueling and Power Projection Force, as well as the Deterrence Force, included an air refueling C135 from the GRV 00.093 (Groupement de Ravitaillement en Vol). [slidepress gallery='defile'] Credit: The…

The Three Dimensional Warriors

07/11/2010
[caption id="attachment_10329" align="alignnone" width="160" caption=" "][/caption] Introduced at the Farnborough Air Show, Second Line of Defense has published The Three Dimensional Warriors. A hard copy of this publication is available for $4.95 via PayPal in addition while supplies last we will send all three publications, 3D Warrior, the Renorming of…

Counter-Piracy and CTF 151

07/07/2010
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement, Detachment 406 and the visit, board, search and seizure team embarked aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto prepare to board and inspect a skiff suspected of participating in recent pirate activity. San Jacinto is part of Combined Task Force 151,…