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Pentagon, Lockheed Sign F-35 LRIP 8 Deal Commented on: 15 hours ago (November 23, 2014)

The added cost of the F135 in LRIP 7 was around $18.8 million each and considering the issues with this engine I think its safe to assume little cost reduction for this lot of F-35's.

Raytheon Flies Prototype Next-Generation Jammer Pod Commented on: 16 hours ago (November 23, 2014)

Can this new jamming pod jam the low and high frequency radar (L, S, UHF and VHF) now being deployed abroad the Chinese Navy vessels (Type 052C/D Luyang Destroyers)?

Can it jam the JY-26...

Japan Prepares Designs For Its Next Fighter Commented on: 19 hours ago (November 23, 2014)

The two serious emerging threats from China that will show up in the near future to challenge Japan is more carrier air power (some of which will be stealth aircraft like the J-31) and the J-20....

Redesigned Tailhook Tests Well In F-35 Sea Trials Commented on: 2 days ago (November 21, 2014)

Another important JSF benchmark achieved after yet another redesign of a poorly designed critical part.

No word on the boat load of money required to make this pig land on a carrier finally...

Pentagon’s Kendall On Maintaining U.S. Technological Edge Commented on: 3 days ago (November 20, 2014)

A great interview covering many important issues.

Great work Amy, thank you!

Opinion: Pentagon Moves Complicate Fighter Plans Commented on: 4 days ago (November 19, 2014)

Should these revelations about the Pentagon and the F-35 surprise us?

Tampering with another nations ability to select fighter aircraft is just an extension of the pretzel logic that...

F-35Cs Make First Carrier Landings Commented on: 1 week ago (November 14, 2014)

14 years and $400 billion dollars later two F-35C aircraft with virtually no warfighting capability finally land on a carrier.

Bravo JSF!

Five Years Can Be A Long Time Commented on: 1 week ago (November 14, 2014)

"It's indisputable advantage in SA"

As usual I see no mention by you of the F-22's AN/ALR-94 RWR which detects radar emissions by enemy aircraft from 30 antennas molded into the fuselage...

J-20 Stealth Fighter Design Balances Speed And Agility Commented on: 2 weeks ago (November 3, 2014)

A close comparison of the older prototypes with the new 2011/2012 variants seems to indicate a considerable amount of developmental progress in a relatively short period of time. In fact many are...

NTSB Discovers Uncommanded Feather Deployment In SpaceShipTwo Crash Commented on: 2 weeks ago (November 3, 2014)

The unplanned deployment of the feathering system during the acceleration phase of flight at lower altitude would explain some of the early ground photos of the incident which appeared to indicate...

 
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