On August 28, 1988, in one of the world's worst airshow disasters, three jets from the Italian Air Force display team, Frecce Tricolori, collided in mid-air and one crashed into the crowd during an airshow at Ramstein Air Base near Ramstein, Germany. Sixty seven spectators (as well as all three pilots) were killed and hundreds injured in the resulting explosion.
Ramstein Castle (chateau du Ramstein also known as "Le Ramstein") is a ruined castle in the commune of Scherwiller, in the Bas-Rhin département of France. Its name is probably derived from the German Ram (crow) and Stein (stone) and signifies 'rock of the crow'.
Ramstein Castle is built on the same crest as the Ortenbourg Castle. Standing at an altitude of 384 m, it is dominated ...
"Blue Tail Flies" are part of the 86th AW at Ramstein AB, Germany; belongs to the 3rd Air Force. They've been flying C-130s since October 1966 after being activated at Langley AFB, VA under the 316th TCW. In October 1975 they moved to Pope AFB, NC assigned to the 317 TAW. In October 1977, the 37th moved to Rhein-Main AB, GE and the 435th TAW. In 1994, they transferred to their present home at R...
The CIA Drone base in Pakistan where UAV's could be seen until a recent article exposed the base. This is a new photo but much has changed at the base, including new hangers and a US made explosive resistant barrier surrounding the perimeter.
Sheppard Air Force Base is a 5,500-acre technical training base, employing 7,400 military and civilian personnel.
The base was set-up in October 17, 1941.
Today, Sheppard is the largest US training base and home to the 82nd Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing.
This is the Nike Missile radar base located in Livingston, NJ. The base sits high atop a hill and is now an art park.
The radar base was set here to control Nike missiles which would have been launched from the base in East Hanover, NJ, just a few miles away. (Have a look at the file I uploaded previously for the East Hanover Nike missile base.)
Organized by Q-Dance every year, a 16 hours Houseparty
Bunkers, ammunition depots and a huge hangar on a derelict army base, just over the German border, Q-BASE festival.
Open doors at 4 in the afternoon til 8 the next morning.
Bien Hoa Air Base is a Vietnam People's Air Force (Khong Quan Nhan Dan Viet Nam) military airfield located in South-Central southern Vietnam about 20 miles (30 kilometers) from Saigon near the city of Bien Hoa within Dong Nai Province.
During the Vietnam Wars (1955-1975), the base was used by the Republic of Vietnam Air Force Force (VNAF). The United States used it as a major bas...