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President Donald Trump with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in the Oval Office, November 13, 2019.

The US dispute with Turkey over Russian weapons could mean more problems on NATO’s ‘most troublesome’ front

Turkey doesn't need to leave NATO to weaken it. Just a lack of Turkish cooperation could undermine the alliance and empower Russia.
A US Air Force B-52 in formation with Royal Air Force Typhoon fighters over the North Sea, October 28, 2019.

4 US B-52 bombers just got back from a month flying all around Europe — here’s what they were up to

Bomber task force deployments train US aircrews while reassuring partners and deterring foes, including into Arctic skies as these images reveal.
Two Russian Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft fly over the US Navy destroyer USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea, April 12, 2016.

Amid tensions with Russia, NATO is trying to up its game in the waters around Europe

Tensions between Russia and NATO have been on the rise since 2014, and the waters around Europe have been getting increasingly busy.

Interesting cockpit video shows a Russian fighter running up on a US B-52 bomber

Russia released video footage of a Russian fighter intercepting a US bomber near its border. The video was shot from inside the fighter's cockpit.
Russian servicemen drive S-400 air-defense missile systems through Red Square in Moscow during the Victory Day parade, marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, May 9, 2018.

‘We’re getting a lot better’: The head of the US Navy’s newest fleet says it can counter one of Russia’s favorite tactic...

Russian and NATO forces are both increasingly active in Eastern Europe, and Western military planners have their eyes on what Moscow is deploying.
Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) flagship HMS Duncan, arrives to the harbor in Constanta, Romania, February 2, 2018.

‘Good luck, guys’: 17 Russian jets buzzed a British destroyer and left a threatening message earlier this year

The British destroyer HMS Duncan was buzzed by 17 Russian warplanes during a NATO patrol in the Black Sea earlier this year.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Bosphorus Strait, Feb, 17, 2018.

The US Navy is sending destroyers into the Black Sea to send Russia a message

The US Navy announced that it has sent an additional Arleigh Burke-class destroyer into the Black Sea to "conduct maritime security operations" in the region.

A Russian fighter jet got so aggressive while intercepting a US Navy spy plane that the crew felt ‘violent turbulence’

Monday's Russian intercept of a US Navy EP-3 Aries signals reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea by a Su-27 fighter jet came off as especially aggressive.

The US Navy released a lot more video of the Russian fighter jet that intercepted its spy plane from 5 feet away — and it shows just how close t...

The US has characterized the encounter as "unsafe," while Russia says it "took place in accordance with international rules of airspace use."
A screenshot from the video released by the US Navy showing a Russian Su-27 fly just 5 ft from a EP-3 surveillance aircraft.

Insane video shows a Russian military jet flying within 5 feet of a US Navy plane

The US Navy has released footage that shows a Russian Su-27 intercepting a US Navy EP-3 surveillance aircraft.