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AMERICA’S NEXT BOMBER: A TRAGICALLY FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY

The blossoming, yet at the same time shadowy, saga that has become America’s next long-range bomber, now known as Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B), continues to gain steam, although it has yet to be determined if the current economic investment being … Read the rest of this entry

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THE US NAVY IS SOLICITING INFORMATION FOR A SUPER HORNET REPLACEMENT KNOWN AS “F/A-XX”

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/us-navy-issues-fa-xx-rfi-370806/             Things are slowly warming up on the next generation fighter front for both the US Navy and the USAF. All the while both services are struggling to field their current next generation fighter … Read the rest of this entry

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IS THE USAF A NEXT GENERATION BOMBER BELIEVER BECAUSE THEY HAVE ALREADY PROVED IT’S WORTH?

It seems that the USAF’s Next Generation Bomber (NGB) program is finally building steam, yet there appears to be very little coal available to throw on the fire. In other words it sounds like the DoD wants to move forward … Read the rest of this entry

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NEXT GENERATION BOMBER GETS ELEVATED BY OBAMA HIMSELF UNDER DEFENSE RESTRUCTURING PLAN

This is great news for the incredibly relevant 2018 / Next Generation / B-3 Bomber. Under a President Obama and SecDef Panetta future defense plan, a lighter and smarter military will set it’s gaze toward the Pacific. This is an … Read the rest of this entry

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A Step In The Right Direction: 2018 Bomber Will Not Have Initial Nuclear Capability

This is good news, the USAF brass is looking realistically at getting fresh iron on the ramp in sizeable numbers instead of building in and developing every possible contingent capability and loading down the test and evaluation and operation test … Read the rest of this entry

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America Needs A Heavy Stealth Revolution

It’s a shame that all of our fighter aircraft that have been designed as “stealth” or low observable have very limited range. Take the F-22 for example, it has about a 550 mile combat radius when supercruising (flying +1 mach without … Read the rest of this entry

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The B-2 Is Not The Prom Queen She Once Was…

More like the ex-supermodel with a highly rated talk show, much smarter and more capable but the years are beginning to show… The 2018 Bomber (will be more like the 2025 bomber once it actually enters service!) really needs to … Read the rest of this entry

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HAS THE USAF FINALLY WOKEN UP FROM IT’S F-35 BINGE?

                  REMEMBER the hangover only gets worse the more and longer you drink! http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/asd/2011/05/12/17.xml&headline=USAF Aircraft Fortunes Rise And Fall&channel=defense Although I am the biggest fan of the regional bomber concept, I like … Read the rest of this entry

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