Could SM-3 Interceptor Take On Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles? Commented on: 4 days ago (October 17, 2017)

Oh boy. Cite your sources. Congress greatly expanded military spending during the Obama years, although of course it then also cut all spending by the Sequestration, and that was the single worst...

Amid SR-72 Rumors, Skunk Works Ramps Up Hypersonics Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 28, 2017)

No. The SR-71 was used over contested airspaces, with an estimated 3000 missiles fired at it. This ought to suggest that early Russian radar systems could see the plane, but the missiles could not...

F-35C Needs New Outer Wings To Carry AIM-9X Commented on: 6 weeks ago (September 7, 2017)

There is so much to like about your statements. Well, actually, not all that much....hmmm, on third thought, nothing comes to mind. The penultimate president did not, in fact, shut down the F-22...

U-2 Links F-35, Legacy Aircraft Using Skunk Works' Secretive 'Einstein Box' Commented on: 6 weeks ago (September 3, 2017)

Hmmm. so much anger, so few factual statements. However, let's start with the fact that this very month, a U.S. Air Force squadron flying the F-35A are getting the 3F software, making these planes...

Opinion: Surf Air Bets Membership Airlines Will Succeed Abroad Commented on: 7 weeks ago (August 29, 2017)

$24k/year to commute between cities that are too far apart to drive an automobile is a substantial amount of money. I am interested in learning more about the target customer, the one who must...

How F-35 Is Transforming U.S. Marine Corps Strike Operations Commented on: 10 weeks ago (August 9, 2017)

That 'slow speed' would be a roughly 10-15 knots differential? How would that affect an incoming supersonic missile or subsonic cruise missile?
On the other hand, one of these ships already...

U.S. Army Eyes F-35 As Missile Defense Sensor Commented on: 10 weeks ago (August 9, 2017)

A low observable drone with AESA radar and a communications system capable of the same level of stealth, plus a highly competent self-defense suite would be terrific indeed. I just wonder, how...

SpaceX Tweaking Dragon 2 Design And Mars Plans Commented on: 11 weeks ago (July 31, 2017)

What 'monolithic government' would that be? China? From the declaration of JFK re landing on the moon, to landing on the moon? The United States entered WWII with the world's 17th ranked army and...

U.K. To Buy 138 F-35s, Will Boost Fighter Squadrons Commented on: 20 weeks ago (June 2, 2017)

aalexandre, you have just hit the nail on the head: 'bird witch' may well be the best description of the F-35 I've seen. Good going, and coming as it does from a PRI - Professional Russian...

U.S. Navy’s $5.3B Wish List: Super Hornets, P-8, F-35 Commented on: 20 weeks ago (June 2, 2017)

The new Ford series of carriers may well be perfectly suited to fighting the penultimate war. The Navy seems to recognize this - the America class is one example, and the LCS is another. Both have...

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