Military / Defense

Parasite Aircraft

A parasite aircraft is a smaller, secondary aircraft that is designed to be carried and launched by a larger host…

May 17, 2024

Bell X-5

The Bell X-5 was the first aircraft capable of changing the sweep of its wings in flight, a pioneering technology…

May 5, 2024

Manta Ray UUV Prototype Completes In-Water Testing

DARPA program exhibits modular, first-of-kind capabilities The following article is archived from a press release by DARPA. It is archived…

May 1, 2024

National Guard Bureau Transition Book, Date Unknown

These records were provided by the family of anthologist and transparency activist Russ Kick, from his papers, facilitated by the generous…

April 9, 2024

Unveiling the Departure of Saudi Nationals Post 9/11: A Puzzling Chapter

In the aftermath of the devastating terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, a perplexing episode unfolded as numerous Saudi Arabian…

March 15, 2024

Biological Warfare Concepts: A Tutorial, July 1994

The document titled "Biological Warfare Concepts: A Tutorial" from July 1994, provides an in-depth overview of various aspects of biological…

March 8, 2024

Advanced Space Propulsion Study – Antiproton and Beamed Power Propulsion, October 1987

This document is a final report on a 1987 Advanced Space Propulsion Study focusing on antiproton and beamed power propulsion.…

February 19, 2024

Operational Suitability Test of the LABS Computer – 19 November 1953

The goal of this study was to determine the operational suitability of the LABS equipment for use in delivering atomic…

December 12, 2023

FBI Files: American Military

Welcome to the FBI Files on American Military Personnel archive at The Black Vault. This section of the website is…

November 8, 2023

Operation Highjump

Background Operation Highjump, officially known as The United States Navy Antarctic Developments Program, 1946–1947, was a significant United States Navy…

November 6, 2023