Tag Archives: B-2

IT COULD HAVE BEEN: LOCKHEED’S FORGOTTEN SENIOR PEG STEALTH BOMBER

Hey guys! I mentioned earlier in the week that I had a big announcement to make, so here goes- I have been hired on to the Gawker team to be a military technology editor for a subsite of their incredibly … Read the rest of this entry

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PERILOUS PUZZLE: ATTACKING SYRIA, WHAT IS TO GAIN? WHAT ARE THE RISKS & HOW SHOULD IT BE DONE?

I have received a ton of email asking me to address the current situation in Syria. I was one of the very first to drive home the dire realities surrounding Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Russia’s unique strategic interests in the country and I adamantly called for a … Read the rest of this entry

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MESSAGE TO OBAMA ADMIN & THE DOD ON NORTH KOREA: STOP THIS RIDICULOUS ESCALATION, IT IS RECKLESS AND STUPID

                B-2’s flying highly publicized global strike training missions over South Korea during an incredibly volatile and uncertain time in that region? Ridiculous photos like this coming out of such a mission? It was … Read the rest of this entry

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IT COULD HAVE BEEN: THE RF-117 RECONNAISSANCE NIGHTHAWK

Shortly after the massive success of the F-117A Nighthawk during the Operation Desert Storm, Congress and Lockheed moved together to support buying 24 more F-117s that would be primarily configured as reconnaissance platforms. The jet would have additional cockpit interfaces … Read the rest of this entry

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MASSIVE ORDNANCE PENETRATOR (MOP) NOT MASSIVE ENOUGH

As discussed here weeks ago, the USAF’s 30,000 pound Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) will most likely not be able to burrow down far enough to destroy the Iranian nuclear enrichment site buried deep below a mountain in Fordow, Iran. The … Read the rest of this entry

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RQ-170 SENTINEL ORIGINS PART II: THE GRANDSON OF “TACIT BLUE”

PLEASE READ RQ-170 ORIGINS PART I FOR FULL CONTEXT BEFORE CONTINUING ON: My first piece on the ancestry of the RQ-170 Sentinel, America’s secret unmanned stealthy sensor truck of choice, got a lot of traffic and was the topic of … Read the rest of this entry

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B-2 Spirit Costs $130k AN HOUR To Fly!?!?!?

GOOD LORD that is one expensive aircraft to operate, maybe the highest ever? Still, it would take over 15,000hrs of flight time to actually spend more on operating the B-2 then what they originally cost! Freedom aint cheap I guess… … Read the rest of this entry

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B-2 Visits Santa!

http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123278349

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A B-2 APPARENTLY LIMPED HOME FROM GUAM..

As most everything in the “Spirit World” news comes after the fact, but none-the-less: http://www.wpafb.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123269146

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Cool Full Documentary About The B-2

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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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