Opinion: Dassault's First Rafale Export Order Underscores France’s Patience Commented on: 1 week ago (February 23, 2015)

Lets put that on this way...because neither F/18SH neither F/16 Block60 can comapre whit Rafal when comes to the variouse capability , from sensor/avionics package to the combat versatility in...

Russo-Chinese Widebody Concept Design Underway Commented on: 2 weeks ago (February 12, 2015)

American arrogance is infinite, There is no one technology, neither final products which wasn't first made by 7'th Generation of pure borned Americans and then was copied to the last screw, rivets...

Proliferating Threats Open Door To F-35 Follow On Commented on: 4 weeks ago (February 3, 2015)

I simply can't believe such fall of optimism , just before half year on some of same doubt which is published in present text, many was simply infuriated and ready to use not "political correct"...

Opinion: How A&D Can Dodge Political Risks Commented on: 5 weeks ago (January 23, 2015)

"South Korea and Japan have always bought American when it came to strategic assets like fighter jets and antimissile defense, often in spite of the economics of the deal." This is exactly reason...

2014: A New Cold War? Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 19, 2015)

We will see how this one coup to much will reflect on whole world, beside notorious fact is that Russia still is very possible only country which is fully capable To deliver on American Soil...

Russia’s Military Modernization Under President Putin Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 19, 2015)

They try, but wasn't get what they expect ,Yet, so J-10B LAVI whit DSI, or for certain first 60 will fly whit AL-31 FN Serial 3, whit biger thrust....Only on J-15,j-16 should i say SU30, Su27...

Opinion: Joint Strike Fighter Debate Enters New Phase Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 19, 2015)

I must say that i'm simply astonished whit level of pesimism conected whit F35/LIGHTNING....LoL

Person of the Year: The Notorious Mr. Putin Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 16, 2015)

Some body for example like J.Bush .Jr...and Obama which is together killed something over ONE MILLION PEOPLE IN IRAQ...I think that will be much more decent and Civilized meassure, you people...

USAF Names RAF Lakenheath As F-35A Base, Unveils Closures Commented on: 7 weeks ago (January 11, 2015)

"you bunch of ignorants"...You do not know anything about real capability of most moder Multi rolle fighter , bomber, close suport Computer whit wings (small one ..but wings)Fact that he can't fly...

Canadians, French, U.S. Hunt For Submarine Off Scotland Commented on: 11 weeks ago (December 10, 2014)

Are all of you have some kind of of brain damage ....."If the Russian invade the europe..." It is obvious that Iraqi LIE wasn't mean anything for majority , all what is need is 6 month of Media...

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Mar 1, 2015

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NavWeek: Running With the Pac

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Pilot Report: Flying The Embraer 170 (2003)

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France's Defense Procurement Agency Saved By Rafale Sale

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