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U.S. Air Force Secretary: Service May Delay A-10 Retirement Commented on: 1 week 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: 4 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: 5 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.

Lockheed Considers Unmanned U-2 For Missile Defense Agency Laser Demo Commented on: 5 weeks ago (August 21, 2016)

"The only point he makes, Dolomite, is that he's an idiot."

Ditto :-)

USAF Declares F-35 Ready For War Commented on: 7 weeks ago (August 5, 2016)

"Using that logic, the F-22 isn't ready for combat either since it's only ever flown in permissive environments and never vs A2A threats."

A: Typical F-22 vs. F-35 comments from the...

U.K. A330, F-35B Conduct Refueling Trials Commented on: 17 weeks ago (May 25, 2016)

Learning to refuel an aircraft that still can't go to war after almost 15 years of development is BS. I'd like to say its funny and laugh but I just can't....

China Makes Visible Strides In Stealth Air Ops Commented on: 18 weeks ago (May 18, 2016)

The evolution of the J-20 from the first technology demonstrator to the latest first production aircraft that first flew early this year is amazing considering the short development time.


Manufacturing Tech Key To Driving Down F-35 Costs Commented on: 26 weeks ago (March 24, 2016)

Higher rates equals more prototype F-35's produced, and every single new aircraft added to the already semi-functional fleet will require multiple retrofits and updates to make them actually ready...

Classified Pentagon Programs Will Cost $68 Billion In 2017 Commented on: 28 weeks ago (March 9, 2016)

One needs to look no further than the continued hacking of the top US military programs and technologies to understand why some developing technologies need to be sheltered in the black.


Lockheed Backs Low-Risk Approach To T-X Commented on: 31 weeks ago (February 21, 2016)

LM probably can emulate the F-35 successfully. Unfortunately their track record with the F-35 to date seems to call into doubt your other statement that they can do this at a reasonable price.


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