High Definition Wallpapers

High definition wallpapers

We've built this website to bring you all the new backgrounds and high definition wallpapers of 2013. We're constantly updating this website with more wallpapers and HD images making sure your computer desktop is always looking its best. You can browse the wallpapers by category via the sidebar or see the latest wallpapers below, alternatively you'll find plenty of nature wallpaper backgrounds over at our nature wallpaper site. You might also want to check out the popular wallpaper download page.

July 31st, 2014

Success and Failure

Once again we have a legendary Churchill quote to inspire you on a dull day. Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts. It’s so true. There are many times I have quoted this to encourage myself or others to carry on despite a setback, or to […]

Success and Failure
July 30th, 2014

Enemies

We continue our Quotes theme with another Churchill gem, this time regarding his views on having enemies. It’s rather hard to argue with him on this one isn’t it? Having enemies means you took a stand on something, right or wrong: you stepped up and did something, rather than keeping you head down and going […]

Enemies
July 29th, 2014

Going Through Hell

We’ve got a brand-new category of wallpapers for you, the Quotes category, packed full of inspirational and smuing sayings from the great and the good. What better way to kick things off than with a quote or three from that most quotable of leaders, Winston Churchill? This one features a nice simple message for those […]

Going Through Hell
July 28th, 2014

Crossroads Baker

This time we have a rather sobering image for you. This is the blast cloud from the Crossroads Baker nuclear test at Bikini Atoll in July 1946. This was the 4th nuclear weapon ever detonated and the test was aimed at finding out how effective nuclear weapons are against warships. This was the second blast […]

Crossroads Baker
July 27th, 2014

The Silent Service

Our latest ships-themed HD wallpaper is here. This time we have a great shot of a US Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine leaving port for a deterrence patrol. Known in the Navy as Boomers, these boats are built to lurk in the deep oceans, watching and waiting for the order that everyone hopes will never come. […]

US Ohio Class
July 26th, 2014

The Warthog

Ah, the A-10A Warthog. Quite possibly the ugliest warplane ever to fly. But there is a good reason this ugly bird still serves: it’s so damn good at it’s job. It doesn’t need to be beautiful to wow the crowds, not when it’s combat record speaks for itself. The plane itself is built around a […]

Hawgsmoke 2006
July 25th, 2014

Dropping Bombs

As a follow-up to yesterday’s B-52 wallpaper, we have here a great picture of the Stratofortress in action, dropping tonnes (literally) of bombs on some unfortunate target. The ability to accurately drop dozens of bombs from high altitude ensures the B-52 will remain in service for many years to come. This amazing wallpaper is free […]

Dropping bombs
July 25th, 2014

The B-52

Our latest aircraft wallpaper shows the famous and venerable B-52 Stratofortress bomber flying over open water. This vast aircraft was designed in the late 40′s, put into service in the 50′s and yet remains in service today, and is expected to go on serving for many more years. It’s amazing longevity stems from its adaptability […]

B-52
July 24th, 2014

Pride of a Nation

This is a truly awesome image for you all. It shows the combined might of a nation on exercise in the Pacific near Guam; three¬† American aircraft carriers (The USS Kitty Hawk, USS Enterprise and USS John C. Stennis) in formation, with destroyers and frigates on the flanks and two attack subs proudly leading the […]

Exercise Valiant Shield wraps up
July 23rd, 2014

HMS Victory

HMS Victory, Nelson’s legendary flagship at Trafalgar, was a 100-gun first-rate ship of the line, built in 1765 and remaining in service to this day. With over 800 men aboard, conditions were cramped and battles were fierce and brutal. Cannons fired, muskets flashed and men, including Lord Nelson himself, succumbed to mortal wounds. This image […]

HMS Victory
July 22nd, 2014

HMS King George V

We continue our ships theme with another mighty warship, this time the HMS King George V, a super-dreadnought battleship built just prior to World War Two. Her main armament is clearly visible in it’s unusual arrangement of a quad-turret with a twin turret superfiring over it. The quad turrets were an innovative way to save […]

HMS King George V
July 21st, 2014

Turning Into the Wind

We’re back with another great ship wallpaper for you, this time featuring the mighty aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, CVN-65, on patrol in the Persian Gulf. In this image, the venerable carrier is turning hard to port to bring her bows into the wind, a necessary move prior to launching aircraft from her catapults. The extreme […]

Turning Into the Wind
July 20th, 2014

Launching Fighters

We’re back to our Ships theme today, with this great HD wallpaper showing an F/A-18 multirole fighter launching from the USS Ronald Reagan, CVN-76. The fighter has launched from the midships catapults, and the still-raised blast deflector is visible next to an E-2C Hawkeye radar aircraft being readied for launch. Other F/A-18′s of the carrier’s […]

Ronal Reagan Launches Fighters
July 19th, 2014

F-15 Breaking the Sound Barrier

We’re back to our Planes category with another stunning and perfectly-timed image of an American F-15 fighter jet, this time just as it’s breaking the sound barrier. The build-up of pressure and sound waves from the jet’s flight has gathered into that weird looking disc of water vapour around the fighter’s rear. in a fraction […]

F-15 Sound Barrier
July 18th, 2014

The ISS

In this, our latest HD wallpaper, we see man’s greatest current endeavor in space, the International Space Station, a huge structure of metal and plastic in low Earth orbit. At the left and right at the enormous solar panel arrays that provide essential power for the station, whilst at the centre are the habitable modules. […]

ISS
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