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F-35 Fire: In Search Of A Solution Commented on: 1 week ago (September 5, 2014)


This is the most informative article that I've seen published to date ANYWHERE on the F-35 fire and the related technical issues stemming from what can only be described as a...

Fire Causes Friction in F-35 Test Program Commented on: 1 week ago (September 5, 2014)

If 14 years of development and a $400 billion dollar price-tag without a functional product constitutes "testing" in your mind it might be best to not question the intelligence of others.

Pratt & Whitney Offers Some F135 Explaining Commented on: 1 week ago (September 5, 2014)

Well stated! Little has been said about the obvious, if this incident had occurred a few minutes later when the F-35 was in the air the aircraft would have been lost and we might have also lost...

F-35 Blade Microcracking Began Three Weeks Prior To Engine Fire Commented on: 2 weeks ago (September 5, 2014)

Let me get this straight; the same aircraft that's had numerous structural integrity issues in development, that needed to delete critical fire extinguishing systems to control weight, that's been...

Opinion: No Air Force? No Way! Commented on: 3 weeks ago (August 28, 2014)

You need to take a long and good look at the massive and modern air force the Chinese are rapidly building before discounting the need for the USAF.

NavWeek: Chiming In On China Commented on: 4 weeks ago (August 19, 2014)


While the Type 052/C/D Destroyers are impressive the Chinese are developing what in many China watcher circles is being called the Type 055 Cruiser.

They've built a land...

Why Did China Participate in RIMPAC With One Ship And Spy On It With Another? Commented on: 4 weeks ago (August 17, 2014)

The Chinese are at Rimpac to demonstrate that they've returned to the world stage as a legitimate military superpower. They're also quite happy to show the media that their Type 052C/D destroyers...

Editorial: JSF Program Has Some Explaining To Do Commented on: 5 weeks ago (August 13, 2014)

Running Bear:

Why be embarrassed? I mean that little air show jaunt and boat christening thing over in the UK were only supposed to show how much the F-35 has progressed for our largest and...

Next-Generation Fighter, Directed Energy Weapons May Converge Commented on: 6 weeks ago (August 5, 2014)

Are you sure you work for Lockmart?? :-)

South Korean Joint Chiefs: Two Engines For KF-X Commented on: 6 weeks ago (August 3, 2014)

It's unfortunate that Japan and South Korea have such historical animosity.

The Japanese are developing a two engine stealth fighter that would do much of what the ROKAF needs.


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