Perfectly Timed Photography – Part 2
Taking an awesome photo requires lots of skills and time. But in some cases it’s just a pure luck. Perfectly time photography is a combination of both. Earlier, we have posted 50 examples of perfectly timed animal photos and today we post another collection – perfectly timed military photography. We search the internet to pull together the following 65 photos that show people and machinery being pushed to the limits. Check them out below!
A Stryker vehicle fires a tube-launched, optically-tracked, wire-guided missile at a range during the brigade’s rotation through Fort Polk’s, Joint Readiness Training Center.
An artillery round exits the barrel of an M777A2 155mm Howitzer during a live fire exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California.
photo by Spc. Michael Blalack, 1/25 PAO
Senior Airman Steve Hanks hoists Ada up in the air after she clamped down on the bite sleeve as part of a working dog demonstration, October 20, 2010, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
A U.S. Soldier with the 10th Special Forces Group and his military working dog jump off the ramp of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment during water training over the Gulf of Mexico March 1, 2011.
Cpl. Aaron Pickett fires a Javelin missile from the front of a Humvee during the Enhanced Mojave Viper training exercise at the Black Top Range Training Area on Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, Aug. 29, 2011.
photographer Reece Lodder
Private first class Erik Park from San Mateo, California, fires his M-777 155mm howitzer – PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan
Air Force Academy graduates throw their caps into the air as F-16 jets from the Thunderbirds make a flyover, at the completion of the graduation ceremony for the class of 2014, at the U.S. Air Force Academy, in Colorado, May 28, 2014.
Photo credit: Brennan Linsley
A Tomahawk Cruise Missile about to impact.
Shuttle Launch over Cape Canaveral.
Pilot Ejects Just Before Fighter Jet Crashes
Photo taken by Ian Martens
After co-pilot’s first combat mission. So unsuspecting.
The Blue Angels’ C-130 Hercules, affectionately known as “Fat Albert”, flies over the Silent Drill Platoon on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona on March 4, 2014.
photographer Oscar L Olive
A pilot in an RAF Harrier GR9A ejects just in time, Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan.
M1 Abrams firing a sabot round, traveling 5 times the speed of sound.
F-16 Fighting Falcons in mirror formation
A South Korean K1 series main battle tank deploys its smokescreen countermeasure.
Breaking the sound barrier.
One of the 25 mm M242 Bushmaster chain guns onboard HMAS Canberra, Australia’s newest LHD carrier, fires for the first time during First of Class Trials
Jacksonville Sea & Sky Spectacular 2007 in Jacksonville, Florida.
Photo by Maciek Majewski
Perfectly timed photo of a tank firing the main gun.
US Special Forces soldier fires a Carl Gustav rocket during a training exercise conducted in Basrah, Iraq. May 2, 2009.
A Panavia Tornado performing a very low pass.
Staff Sgt. Jason Albrecht, a 20th Security Forces Squadron senior military working dog handler, runs Markey through an obstacle course during an obedience training session at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., on July 13, 2011.
A ludicrously low-level shot of a Supermarine Seafire.
Cute little F-16.
Airmen assigned to the 820th RED HORSE Squadron jump from a C-17 Globemaster III May 12, 2011, during a training exercise above Alamo, Nevada.
F-18 Hornet Launches From The USS Carl Vinson
Very low fly-over before a football game on November 20, 2010 at Kinnick Stadium, Iowa. Six pilots who participated in a spectacular flyover have been disciplined for flying too low and too fast. The lead pilot is giving up his right to fly military aircraft.
Firing a 60 mm mortar round near Forward Operating Base Grizzly, Iraq.
photographer: Pfc. Adrian Muehe
The gunners of the French 68th Artillery Regiment, FOB SUROBI, Afghanistan.