Thomas Newdick

Staff Writer, The War Zone

Thomas is a defense writer and editor with over 20 years’ experience covering military aerospace topics and conflicts. He’s written a number of books and edited more, and has contributed to many of the world’s leading aviation publications. Before joining The War Zone in 2020, he was the editor of AirForces Monthly.

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M1 Abrams lost on the battlefield in Ukraine after hitting a mine.

Ukraine Situation Report: Another M1 Abrams Tank Lost (Updated)

By Thomas Newdick / Published Mar 4, 2024

The Air Force has very publicly shown pictures of a live AGM-183A hypersonic missile under the wing of a B-52H bomber on Guam despite previously announcing plans to end program.

B-52 Armed With Hypersonic Missile Makes Appearance In Guam

By Joseph Trevithick / Published Mar 1, 2024

An air-to-air right side view of a 494th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 48th Tactical Fighter Wing F-111F aircraft releasing its load of Mark 82 high-drag bombs over the Bardenas Reales range. The 494th TFS has been deployed to Zaragoza Air Base for training.

The F-111 Was Faster Than You Think

By Thomas Newdick / Published Feb 29, 2024

Singapore Adds F-35As To Expand Its Stealth Fighter Fleet

Singapore Adds F-35As To Expand Its Stealth Fighter Fleet

By Thomas Newdick / Published Feb 28, 2024

Our Best Look At Taiwan’s First Homegrown Submarine

Our Best Look At Taiwan’s First Homegrown Submarine

By Thomas Newdick / Published Feb 27, 2024

A-4 TOP ACES IRST

A-4 Aggressor Now Boasts Infrared Search And Track System

By Thomas Newdick / Published Feb 27, 2024

F-15EX Afterburner

Just How Fast Is The F-15EX Really?

By Thomas Newdick / Published Feb 26, 2024