Switzerland_Rocket_Man.sff.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, the first man in the world to fly under a jet-fitted wing, stands on a platform of a hot air balloon in Bercher, western Switzerland, Friday, Nov. 5, 2010. Rossy has completed two aerial loops using a custom-made jet-propelled wingsuit after he jumped from the balloon.  (AP Photo/Keystone, pool, Laurent Gillieron)
Photo by: LAURENT GILLIERON
Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, the first man in the world to fly under a jet-fitted wing, stands on a platform of a hot air balloon in Bercher, western Switzerland, Friday, Nov. 5, 2010. Rossy has completed two aerial loops using a custom-made jet-propelled wingsuit after he jumped from the balloon. (AP Photo/Keystone, pool, Laurent Gillieron)

Featured Photo Galleries

Mahan 3.jpg

Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.