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LOCKHEED’S “VARIOUS” UCAV CONCEPT REMAINS INTRIGUING

A few years back Lockheed’s VARIOUS (VTOL Advanced Reconnaissance Insertion Organic Unmanned System) UCAV emerged with a whimper as an idea, and since then it seems that it has remained just that, an idea. Yet VARIOUS looks much more far-fetched … Read the rest of this entry

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IT’S ABOUT TIME: MEET THE SC-130J SEA HERCULES

I have always been amazed with how long it has taken to weaponize the Hercules beyond the cartridge slinging AC-130s that have been around for almost half a century. The C-130, especially in its more powerful “J” format, has always … Read the rest of this entry

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HAMMR TIME!

The Army’s new modular surface to air radar that can do a lot of stuff on the cheap via utilizing fighter aircraft AESA technology stuffed into a highly mobile package. Check it out:

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It Could Have Been: The XC-120 Packplane!

You know when I recently read about this thing I was taken back by how ahead of its time the concept really was. A modular, swap and play type of cargo aircraft makes so much sense for a myriad of … Read the rest of this entry

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