Tag Archives: aerospace

FACEBOOK FEED VIDEO GLORY!

I have no clue what it is, but my Facebook news feed on Sundays always delivers some fantastic aviation and military related video content. Today was especially good so I decided to share a few of the highlights with you … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINESE MILITARY AVIATION DEVELOPMENTS

JH-7 JAM SESSION: It looks like the “Flying Leopard” is taking on a new role as escort jammer. It is well-known that China has taken note of other nations who have used electronic warfare to even the playing field against … Read the rest of this entry

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RIDE ALONG WITH VFA-137 “KESTRELS!”

A huge thanks to NAVAIR squadrons for pushing out these Go-Pro videos. The Navy is getting one hell of a recruitment tool by allowing crews to tap their audio-visual creativity to show the world the awesome stuff they do in … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP!: May 20th, 2012

HOUSE APPROVES SALE ON NEW F-16s TO TAIWAN I have talked about this issue at great length and I am very happy to see the House Of Representatives vote for the sale of 66 late block F-16s to Taiwan. It … Read the rest of this entry

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ECA PROGRAM’S FULL SERVICE COMMERCIAL ADVERSARY SUPPORT ENDEAVOUR SHOWS SIGNS OF PROGRESS

I have been following ECA Program’s progress, or seemingly lack thereof, for some time now. A couple of years ago it was said that the company was close to working out a deal with Iceland to base a substantially large … Read the rest of this entry

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IRAN CLAIMS TO HAVE CRACKED THE RQ-170 SENTINEL’S MEMORY BANK

Iranian military commanders claim that they have hacked deep enough into the RQ-170 Sentinel’s mission computers that they could find out details about not only the aircraft’s prior missions, one of those allegedly being to fly over Osama Bin Laden’s … Read the rest of this entry

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THOUGHTS ON THE F-22 RAPTOR & F-15 GOLDEN EAGLE AIR DOMINANCE TEAM

Since only 187 examples of the F-22 had been procured by the Bush and Obama administrations the USAF had to look toward its own tired ranks for bolstering of America’s air superiority capabilities. This led to the F-15 “Golden Eagle” … Read the rest of this entry

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AESTHETICALLY SPEAKING THE F-22 IS A PIECE OF ART, ENJOY THE VID!

 

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Iran Says It Spoofed The RQ-170 Sentinel Into Thinking It Was Home, Others Say It Was Captured In Afghanistan

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2011/1215/Exclusive-Iran-hijacked-US-drone-says-Iranian-engineer This is an interesting read but seems to be a “glazing” of the possibilities and the complexity of what it would have taken to make the events proposed happen. There is simply much more story here. What they do not mention in … Read the rest of this entry

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RQ-170 “SENTINEL DOWN” CLUES?: USAF’S SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD’S STUNNING REPORT ABOUT THE VULNERABILITY OF UAV’S

This is really some timing, http://jeffreycarr.blogspot.com/ has a recent full report from the USAF Scientific Advisory Board that details major vulnerabilities of current USAF unmanned aerial vehicle operations. I have not read the piece yet but the site has done a nice summary of some … Read the rest of this entry

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AN ABSOLUTE MUST READ!: Bill Sweetman Over @ Aviationweek Wraps Up All The F-35’s Problems And Puts Them In Fantastic Perspective!

UNREAL. This aircraft has been in testing for years, designed well over a decade before that and it is having so many severe problems that it makes NO SENSE in continuing with the program. No matter how fantastic the concept is … Read the rest of this entry

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“Sentinel Down” Update & Commentary!

President Obama says that the US has asked Iran for the drone back. This is so ridiculous I don’t even want to address it, but it does at least validate that Iran has a US drone. The DoD has yet to say … Read the rest of this entry

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