Crush Of Cubesats Prompts Rethink Of Planetary Protection Protocols Commented on: 10 weeks ago (March 17, 2018)

This concept, that the federal government is evil/bad was introduced into the American psyche during the first inauguration speech of Ronald Reagan, when he declared, practically the first words...

Falcon Heavy Nails Debut Test Flight Commented on: 15 weeks ago (February 10, 2018)

We have to continue with SLS' development, a matter of national security. Not the same thing as being logical, or smart, but prudent, perhaps.

Opinion: U.S. Forces In Western Pacific Now On Front Line Commented on: 15 weeks ago (February 10, 2018)

Even a cursory examination of the Chinese' last thirty years of 'aggression' reveals that China's approach is akin to how mountains are gradually broken down by water. The U.S. spends trillions...

Weapons Tester Cites Further F-35 Challenges Commented on: 19 weeks ago (January 12, 2018)

the F-15 has the radar cross-section of a barn, not merely the barn door. The SE would have a somewhat lower rcs, taking it clear down to that barn door.

Boeing Unveils Hypersonic ‘Son-Of-Blackbird’ Contender Commented on: 19 weeks ago (January 12, 2018)

Speaking of 'silly socialism': "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote...

Stealthy Super Hornet In Cards As Boeing Plans Major Overhaul Commented on: 31 weeks ago (October 21, 2017)

An F-104 squadron flew in Vietnam. As I recall, when they escorted the (I think) F-102's over Hanoi, not one was ever lost to an enemy fighter, probably lost a few to the bazzilion pieces of lead...

Could SM-3 Interceptor Take On Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles? Commented on: 31 weeks 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: 34 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: 37 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: 38 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...

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