General information about the air, land, and sea weapons on this site, if you are not sure what the difference is beween a fighter and and interceptor, an APC and an IFV, or the myriad of amphibious ships used by navies, start here.
What's in a name? The story behind how military weapons get their designations and their names is a peculiarly interesting (and incredibly geeky) aspect of warfare. I have attempted to create comprehensive guides explaining the designation systems of the main powers for aircraft and ships.
Colors and camouflage are one of the most interesting aspects of military research, and endless controversy particulary with regards to historic colors. The following articles are a summary of the main color schemes used by the major military powers from World War II up to today and includes paint guides for modeling.
Here's my contribution to the endless debates on what is the best aircraft or tank in the world. The modern fighter rankings are entirely subjective, based on personal appreciation of their capabilities. However, the bomber and tank rankings have a more rigorous methodology in which each aicraft or vehicle is ranked on the basis of various parameters. Work on fighter rankings is ongoing but I have made my own subjective rankings for modern types.
My personal blog, reasonability.org, occasionally deals with military or security-related issues. Here is a list of all articles on the subject. Additionally, here are a number of external resources I consider to be invaluable for military research. Some of them have since been taken down so I have therefore decided to host them here as a mirror.