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WORST RUSE EVER?: IRAN “UNVEILS” NEW STEALTH FIGHTER

A fiberglass mockup, or at best a kit built level of complexity technology demonstrator (I doubt it is even flyable but see the BD-10 for a loose comparison) and video of an RC airplane? Wow Iran. After a good laugh … Read the rest of this entry

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SAD PHOTOS: SEA SHADOW FINALLY GETS SCRAPPED

Some awesome but sad pics found and sent over by Aviationintel reader Nicolae Sinu depict a horrific scene- one of the most fascinating vessels of the Cold War, the Lockheed Skunk Work’s stealthy Sea Shadow, being scrapped while still cocooned … Read the rest of this entry

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JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER NEWS!

The new deputy head of the JSF office told the world that the relationship between his unit and the manufacturer, Lockheed Martin, is the absolute worst he has ever seen. Furthermore, he made it clear that there will be no … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP!: August 2nd, 2012

LOCKMART LOOKS TOWARD ITS EMPLOYEES TO CUT BALLOONING F-35 COSTS This is not only a good idea, it is a proven one. About a half decade or so ago the Joint Strike Fighter, namely the F-35B, was so over weight … Read the rest of this entry

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F-35 NEWS UPDATE!: June 28th, 2012

F-35’s DISTRIBUTED APERTURE SYSTEM & APG-81 RADAR DETECTS & TRACKS BALLISTIC MISSILES What an amazing capability serious growth potential, not just in the F-35 but in other manned and unmanned platforms as well! —————————————————————————————————————— NEW WEAPON FOR F-35 MAY BE … Read the rest of this entry

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SYRIA SPLASHES A TURKISH RF-4E PHANTOM OVER ITS BEACHES: DOES IT ALL ADD UP?

It has been all over the news, a Syrian air defense unit literally “gunned down” an RF-4 Phantom right along the edge of that country’s northern coastline. I am going to save you the minutia surrounding the event or dare … Read the rest of this entry

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UNPRECEDENTED: N. KOREA OPENS UP ROCKET LAUNCH SITE TO INTERNATIONAL PRESS

North Korea startling act of opening up it’s launch site of it’s Unha-3 “scientific rocket” is truly an amazing step towards openness for the Hermit Kingdom. Did they organize this media escapade because they are slowly moving toward a more … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP MARCH 13th, 2012!

COAST GUARD MAY TAKE C-27Js OFF THE USAF’s HANDS, USAF INFLATED OPERATIONAL FINANCIAL PREDICTIONS This is a positive development in the C-27J saga. The Coast Guard has to constantly fight for every scrap it can get and the C-27J would … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP FEBRUARY 1st, 2011!

Sorry for a few slow days around here guys, just got back from photographing RED FLAG at Nellis AFB. Images will be filtering in to my flickr page in the coming days, you can see a few of the first … Read the rest of this entry

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CABLE NEWS NETWORKS CAN DO SO MUCH BETTER WHEN IT COMES TO MILITARY RELATED COMMENTARY

So this is a three-minute story running around the world on the CNN Network. For such an interesting topic and one so relevant to today’s headlines, you would think they could get a reporter that has a real passion for … Read the rest of this entry

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Evening News Update!

ON THE “Sentinel Down” SAGA: – U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Mike Rogers¬†states:¬†“I am satisfied in this particular case that no outside force brought this drone down… I will say without hesitation that this came down due to a … Read the rest of this entry

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