Russian fighter jets make close overflight of US missile destroyer

Unarmed Russian fighter jets made two extremely close overflights this week of the USS Donald Cook, sailing in the Baltic Sea. Navy officials are not commenting publicly, but inside the Pentagon there is an intense discussion about releasing video and still photos of the Russian encounter to demonstrate the danger the jets posed to the… Read More Russian fighter jets make close overflight of US missile destroyer

Navy jet fighter crashes in California; pilot ejected safely

A plane crashed near a Central California military base but not before authorities say the pilot ejected in midair and safely parachuted to the ground. Kings County Fire Chief Bill Lynch tells The Sentinel newspaper in Hanford that the pilot walked to emergency responders after reaching the ground on Monday afternoon. California Highway Patrol Officer… Read More Navy jet fighter crashes in California; pilot ejected safely