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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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ATAC BRINGS THE HEAT: PREMIER PRIVATE AGGRESSORS NOW FLYING WITH THE AIM-9 SIDEWINDER

The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company, otherwise known as ATAC, has made another large leap in the commercial adversary support marketplace with the addition of the captive training AIM-9M Sidewinder to their fleet’s quiver. In the past, ATAC pilots would only be able to … Read the rest of this entry

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A SIMPLE QUESTION TO THOSE WHO SUPPORT THE F-35 PROGRAM…

If we are not willing to risk manned assets, even the F-22 and B-2 which are supposedly “survivable,” especially with jamming support, intense ELINT surveillance, and even strikes on fixed radar and select SAM sites, for a strike on Syria, a … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINESE AIR COMBAT UPDATE: J-20’S WACKY RAILS & TERMINATOR FLANKERS

A couple things here I want to approach. First off, as predicted here months ago (with the help of my readers) the J-20’s is going through weapons bay trials, which will inevitably lead up to some type of test launch. … Read the rest of this entry

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CATCHING UP- SOME WORTHWHILE PHOTOS

          A buddy of mine posted this on Facebook, apparently he found it in the Key Publishing Forums. It is yet another dubious “spy photo” from China, still I think it is worthwhile to post regardless … Read the rest of this entry

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“DO I MAKE YOU HORRRNYY BABY!?:” SLOW MOTION VIDEO OF SM-3 LAUNCH AND INTERCEPT

If I could dub some Berry White over this video it would be perfect!

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CHINA BUYS TU-22 BACKFIRES?: NOT JUST THE PLANES, THE ENTIRE PRODUCTION LINE…

Our good friend David Cenciotti over at the Aviationist.com reports that China has purchased at the least a significant batch of Cold War era Tu-22 backfires from Russia, although it appears that this could actually be a deal for the … Read the rest of this entry

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HAMAS ROCKET BARRAGES & THAWING PEACE AT ITS BORDERS: ISRAEL GETS TOUGH IN THE AGE OF IRON DOME

I cannot tell if what is playing out the skies above Gaza and Southern Israel right now seems more like it is out of a dystopian science fiction novel or the Bible. Regardless, these videos of Hamas and affiliated militia … Read the rest of this entry

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MEET KAI’S “DEVIL KILLER,” THE SUICIDAL DRONE

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/kai-developing-suicide-combat-uav-377029/         Just as predicted in #8 of my special feature “Tyler’s 10 Thoughts On The Future Of Drone Warfare,” missiles are becoming optionally reusable. On the smaller end of the spectrum, KAI’s “Devil Killer” could offer … Read the rest of this entry

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A TOTAL MESS: WHY AREN’T AMERICANS BEING TOLD THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED IN BENGHAZI?

It has been almost two weeks since the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi that resulted in the death of one of America’s most valued Ambassadors as well as three other patriots. I detailed my outrage regarding the lack … Read the rest of this entry

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THE COOLEST MILITARY AVIATION VIDEO OF ALL TIME?: WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE RIGHT BEFORE YOU DIE AT THE HANDS OF A MiG-29

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PREDATOR vs FOXBAT: THE FUTURE OF AIR TO AIR COMBAT VIA DRONE BEGAN ALMOST A DECADE AGO

One of the most frequently asked questions I get asked is “when will drones take on the air to air fighter role?” I have answered this with a constellation of pieces and will continue to do so with some upcoming … Read the rest of this entry

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FOLLOW UP: COMMENTARY ON APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTERS SEEN USING HELLFIRE MISSILES TO TAKE OUT SMALL GROUPS OF PERSONNEL

http://aviationintel.com/2012/08/02/the-ridiculously-lethal-apache-in-action/ In the video re-posted above that I put up a few days ago depicting a pair of AH-64D Longbow Apache attack helicopters decimating a whole formation of Taliban fighters maneuvering on friendly forces, the Apaches shown use AGM-114 Hellfire … Read the rest of this entry

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LOCKHEED’S MINION: THE SECRET REUSABLE STEALTH CRUISE MISSILE

Regarding my recent editorial feature, Tyler’s 10 Thoughts On The Future Of Drone Warfare, I decided to write the list before doing any direct research beyond the general research I have done passively on the topic for years. By doing … Read the rest of this entry

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RAYTHEON’S MINI-MISSILE ALMOST READY FOR PRIME TIME DRONE ACTION

We have talked about the miniaturization of drone weaponry for months, and we know ATK’s micro guided bomblets and other projects are in the works, but Raytheon is close to finalizing their own micro-missile. This thing is like the AGM-114 … Read the rest of this entry

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