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Lawmakers Plus Up Readiness, But Not Fighter Procurement Commented on: 22 hours ago (December 1, 2016)

No, its called a refreshing return to common sense on the F-35.

Saab Pushes Back Gripen E First Flight Commented on: 5 days ago (November 26, 2016)

By insuring that the new Gripen E software architecture is mature Saab is laying a critical foundation for success for years to come. It will be interesting to see if DIMA actually reduces the...

Pentagon's Top Weapons Tester: F-35 Still Challenged Commented on: 1 week ago (November 22, 2016)


Thank you for talking about what so many of us have been saying for years. We need to buy and continue to develop our fine legacy aircraft until such time that the F-35 can...

How Grounded F-35s Returned To Flight Commented on: 2 weeks ago (November 14, 2016)

It's an apples to oranges comparison when comparing the F-35 to other military aircraft.

None of the others took 15 years to reach IOC and required $500 billion dollars in funding.


First Grounded F-35s Could Be Fixed This Month Commented on: 6 weeks ago (October 21, 2016)

3000+ to be built....

Which is of course is what's has been repeated for the last 20 years of a $500 billion dollar program that still can't produce a fully operational go to war product....

Raytheon, Leonardo Tackle ‘Disagreement’ Over T-X Bid Commented on: 7 weeks ago (October 14, 2016)

I agree. I love the design of the Boeing/Saab entry but Scaled Composites have done some amazing engineering to date.

I wouldn't exclude the Northrop from this competition yet!

U.S. Air Force Wants Stealthy, Laser-Shooting Next-Gen Tanker Commented on: 9 weeks ago (September 28, 2016)

Next up, sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads!

U.S. Air Force Secretary: Service May Delay A-10 Retirement Commented on: 10 weeks ago (September 19, 2016)

"Why get rid of a proven airframe? For exactly the same reason we got rid of the P-51 and the P-47 - obsolescence on the battlefield."

A: Really? The majority of MANPADS that we're dealing...

Weapons Tester Cites Further F-35 Challenges Commented on: 14 weeks ago (August 24, 2016)

I'm sure that its a "minor" issue to you considering your butt won't be in the pilots seat when the F-35's systems stall out and need to rebooted while in the middle of a dog fight.


Northrop T-X Breaks Cover At Mojave Commented on: 14 weeks ago (August 21, 2016)

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and honestly I don't see this aircraft as being ugly from this photo.

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