"Holy shit," pretty much sums up my reaction to the recent footage of Royal Australian Air Force pilots zooming past skyscrapers in a C-17A Globemaster as the words "terrain, terrain, terrain," and "obstacle ahead" blare over the intercom in the cockpit.

The 360-degree cockpit footage was posted to the Royal Australian Air Force's official YouTube page on Friday along with a series of impressive photos showing the not-so-lumbering beast of a plane flying over (like, just barely over) Brisbane, Australia ahead of a recent airshow.

Yes, that was just a rehearsal.

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A low-flying C-17 gave Nashville residents a fright on Friday when the aircraft made several unannounced passes over the city's bustling downtown.

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Defense Department photo.

North Korea’s return of what it claims are the remains of U.S. troops killed in the Korean War is the first step in helping bereaved families finally end decades of uncertainty, Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Friday.

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U.S. Army photo by Liem H Huynh

As the military’s smallest service, the Marine Corps is often the last to receive new gear — getting M4s and upgraded .50-cal machine guns years after the Army’s already had them in spades — leading to a sense that Marines get the other branches’ hand-me-downs.

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U.S. Army photo by Sgt. M Benjamin Gable

If you’ve ever dreamed of rolling up to a stoplight in a Humvee and mean-mugging the cold-brew-coffee-drinking hipster in the Prius next to you, starting Wednesday, Sept. 7, you can.

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