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Long Road Ahead For Possible A-10 Follow-On Commented on: 1 day ago (March 26, 2015)

When talking about China a "contested" environment not only includes advanced SAM systems and point defenses but also hundreds of advanced 4 and 4.5 gen fighters with 5th gen arriving in the next...

Meet The F-35 Developmental Test Fleet At Edwards AFB Commented on: 4 days ago (March 23, 2015)

Mandy Smithberger Director, CDI Straus Military Reform Project over at POGO recently did an analysis of the recent DOT&E report on the F-35. Some of the findings on the "progress" of the JSF...

Patching The F-35’s Data Fusion Gap Commented on: 5 days ago (March 22, 2015)

The same DOT&E reported mentioned the new Gen 3 helmet display is also suffering from the same jitter and latency issues as the previous models. When combined with the subsonic/trans-sonic...

New Radars, IRST Strengthen Stealth-Detection Claims Commented on: 1 week ago (March 17, 2015)

What Bill didn't mention is that all these systems are deployed with advanced point defensive systems (Tor, Panysir, etc).

The days of firing off a few HARM missiles and calling it good are...

Dawn Achieves Orbit Around Ceres Commented on: 2 weeks ago (March 7, 2015)

I'm sure that the bright spots are some perfectly logical planetary feature like ice, salt, or some type of mineral deposits.

On the other hand wouldn't it be a kick if it turned out to be...

1957: Broken Arrow Commented on: 3 weeks ago (March 4, 2015)

Much like stating that fighters don't need a gun.... LOL!

USAF Weather Satellite Explodes After Thermal Spike Commented on: 3 weeks ago (March 3, 2015)

I notice that there is no mention of the ground track of the spacecraft. What part of the globe was it over when the thermal spike occurred?

There is a growing body of evidence that the...

Late Software Not Expected To Jeopardize U.S. Marine Corps F-35 IOC Commented on: 3 weeks ago (March 2, 2015)

O&S on the existing F-35B's test fleet is stressing the entire maintenance and support structure of the USMC assigned to work on the JSF.

These costs will continue to multiply even...

Opinion: Looking For Answers To The Navy’s Uclass Mystery Commented on: 3 weeks ago (March 1, 2015)

After all the serious engineering and programmatic issues with that unnamed strike fighter (wink, wink, say no more) the term "joint" may be may referring to what military leadership and the...

5th-to-4th Fighter Comms Pod Schedule Questioned Commented on: 4 weeks ago (February 24, 2015)

Yup, looking back to the beginning of the JSF Program who would have ever expected the
F-35 to be rebaselined so many times??

Mar 26, 2015

Open Skies Over Benelux And Germany

Cold War kids like me still remember the Open Skies treaty, the 1992 agreement by members of NATO and the then Warsaw Pact to allow observation flights over their territory as a confidence-building measure....More
Mar 26, 2015

Pilot Report: Aviation Week Flies The Gripen (1999)

In 1999, Aviation Week's then Editor-in-Chief reported on the capabilities of the Saab Gripen. Read his pilot report....More
Mar 25, 2015

Kepler Achievements Recognized by National Air and Space Museum

"We are discovering all kinds of exotic planets, worlds that have oceans of molten rock, worlds that have not one but two stars rising in the East and setting in the West," said Natalie Batalha, Kepler mission scientist....More
Mar 24, 2015

NavWeek: Semper Why 3

As the U.S. Marine Corps continues to tack back to its expeditionary core and the U.S. remains on course for its Asia-Pacific rebalance, the question of the force’s relevance is again coming to the fore....More
Mar 21, 2015

SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell Talks Raptor, Falcon 9, CRS-2, Satellite Internet and More 5

During a March 17 luncheon Shotwell touched on developments underway at the Hawthorne, California-based company....More
Mar 20, 2015

Germany To Boost Defense Spending

Germany's finance minister says the pacifist nation must shoulder more military commitments in the coming years....More
Mar 19, 2015

NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Spots Martian Aurora, Unexplained Dust Cloud

"What's especially surprising about the aurora we saw is how deep in the atmosphere it occurs," said Arnaud Stiepen, a University of Colorado researcher....More
Mar 19, 2015

You Can't Fly Without Us

ARSA's known for MRO regulatory advocacy in Washington. Check out its AVMRO portal to see how else it is promoting the industry....More

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