Great Scams in History

That’s No Ordinary House

The Allies seem to have been pretty obsessed with diversion and camouflage during WW2. The house you see above is part of that obsession. It is part of the Green Street Bunker built in West End (Townsville), Queensland by the Royal Australian Air Force. Construction of the bunker, located on the outskirts of […]

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The Larch

Can’t see the forest for the trees.

Image source modernmechanix.

Military Surplus, Stealth Week

Sweden’s Hidden Naval Bunkers


Engineerd’s earlier Stealth Week post on Hidden Swiss Defenses reminded me of a couple of pictures I’d seen several years ago of hidden naval tunnels in Sweden. I finally got the chance this morning to track them down on greenhulk.net, a personal watercraft forum I’ve been known to frequent. The pics are as cool as I remembered them.
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Startup, Stealth Week

Startup: Welcome to Stealth Week

The Chengdu J-20 preparing to undergo flight testing.

Last week, the Chinese aircraft manufacturer Chengdu completed its first test flight of its new J-20 fighter, China’s first entry into the Stealth Fighter category. This momentous event has occurred far sooner than most analysts were expecting, and serves as an effective bit of sabre-rattling, […]

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