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Aug 08, 2012

F-35 JSF's Surprising Sonic Boom

A couple of months ago I was fortunate enough to spend a day with a NASA and Air Force test team in the Mojave Desert near Edwards AFB. The day....More
Aug 07, 2012

"We didn’t know what 90 percent of the switches did"

Earlier this week I met someone in person that I had first detected on an AltaVista search, so you know that this is going to be about history. John....More
Aug 07, 2012

8/7 Frago

+ Used Cars and F-35s + 'Too Many Screens': Why Drones Are So Hard To Fly - And So Easy To Crash....More
Aug 07, 2012

A Twist of the Wrist -- How to Drive an X-47B

Standing off to one side at last week's press unveiling of the US Navy's X-47B unmanned combat aircraft system demonstrator at NAS Patuxent River was....More
Aug 06, 2012

8/6 Frago: Late Edition

+ Today's AvWeek stories....More
Aug 06, 2012

8/6 Frago

+ Why We Should Cut Tri-Nation Anti-Missile Program, MEADS + Senate Confirms Obama Pick for Air Force Chief + Giant Drone’s Laser Cannon Nixed by....More
Aug 04, 2012

8/3 Frago

+ Photos: America’s MiG Air Force + Coming Next Year: Darpa’s Super Sniper Scope....More
Aug 03, 2012

8/3 AvWeek Stories

X-47B UCAS-D Begins Deck Handling Trials Northrop Grumman’s X-47B unmanned combat aircraft system demonstrator (UCAS-D) is about to begin ground....More
Aug 03, 2012

O&M May Take Budget Bullet for War Ops

While war funds are going to be subject to across-the-board government budget cuts that may take place early next year, the Pentagon will take pains....More
Aug 03, 2012

WaPo's Controversial Take on Air-Sea Battle

Worth following: A Washington Post story about the Air-Sea Battle, the role played in ASB of the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment and its....More
Aug 02, 2012

8/2 Frago

+ Senator Lifts Hold on Chief of Staff Nominee + Army Eyes Robot Rescue Copters for Wounded Troops....More
Aug 01, 2012

8/1 Frago: Late Edition

+ MiG-29 Lands on INS Vikramaditya....More
Aug 01, 2012

8/1 Unmanned Frago

+ X-47B at NAS Patuxent River....More
Jul 31, 2012

7/31 Frago

+ Critics question AF’s F-22 solutions + Pakistan, U.S. Sign NATO Convoy Deal + The Chemical Weapons Scam....More
Jul 30, 2012

7/30 Frago

+ DoD Sees 4 Sequestration Scenarios + Lockheed Martin unveils Sea Ghost concept for USN's UCLASS program + Lockheed, Boeing Gain Despite Sequester....More
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