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F-35’s DISTRIBUTED APERTURE SYSTEM GOES TO SEA AS “SILENT WATCH”

Possibly the most “popular” new capability featured on the highly controversial F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the aircraft’s Distributed Aperture System, otherwise known as “DAS” for short. DAS is a unique system that pairs an array of cameras installed around … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINA’S J-20 IN ITS NEW MISSIONIZED CONFIGURATION

                                              The testers at Chengdu are making some progress on their mammoth J-20 fighter. It looks like the … Read the rest of this entry

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CARRIER BASED F-35Cs WILL HAVE TO RETURN TO THE MANUFACTURER FOR STEALTH SKIN REPAIRS

Flightglobal has a nice little piece, linked below, describing the modifications that will have to be made to America’s nuclear powered aircraft carriers so that they can support the F-35C. Interestingly enough, the ship will not have facilities for low … 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 overĀ 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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