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OMINOUS MILESTONE: CHINA’S STEALTHY UCAV DEMONSTRATOR TAKES FLIGHT

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EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: LARGE FLYING WING DRONE SPOTTED AT PLANT 42

This picture was taken from a pilot passing through Palmdale about a 16 months ago. What appears is a large flying wing type unmanned aircraft with a dorsal intake. The wingspan appears to be right around seventy feet. The aircraft … Read the rest of this entry

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INTERVIEW ON LARS LARSON NATION RADIO PROGRAM

Had a nice quick hit on Lars today. Good to be getting back into the saddle. This is also a nice piece that will pair with tonight’s exclusive post and my coming article on the realities of unmanned capabilities. Have a … 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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F-35’S DAS DETECTS TANK & AAA FIRE, SHOWS INCREDIBLE PROMISE ACROSS A WIDE ARRAY OF POTENTIAL PLATFORMS

The most exciting part of the F-35 program is the aircraft’s unique “Distributed Aperture System” which provides an almost panoptic sphere of situational awareness around the jet at both short and medium ranges. In the video above the manufacturer claims … Read the rest of this entry

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HUGE PLUG: “RISE OF THE DRONES” TO AIR WEDNESDAY JANUARY 23rd ON NOVA!

I spent dozens of hours consulting with the producers of this documentary, literally taking them through almost every aspect of drone warfare and unmanned combat aircraft, including their evolution, ways of operation, specific differences in capabilities amongst the types in … Read the rest of this entry

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NEED AN INTERIM UAV SOLUTION FOR AMERICAN AIRCRAFT CARRIERS? TAKE A GOOD HARD LOOK AT THE MOTHBALLED S-3 VIKING…

                  There has been some buzz in the defense community that the US Navy should field an “interim” unmanned aircraft to deploy off of its flattops between the time that the X-47B … Read the rest of this entry

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X-47B GOES TO SEA

Care to think twice about continuing with this F-35 charade? And this is the technology we are allowed to see today, not what really exists in the black world. More on this very soon, and yes I did read Aviationweek’s recent … Read the rest of this entry

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ISRAEL DEVELOPING A STEALTH UCAV?

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/israel-working-on-low-observable-uav-379564/ I have talked about this before as it seems absolutely logical that Israel would work towards developing a low-observable UCAV to help ease its long-range deep strike and surveillance woes. In fact I think Israel has also developed other … Read the rest of this entry

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THE RISE OF THE MACHINES: EUROPE’S NEURON “FIRES” INTO THE SKY FOR THE FIRST TIME

More info: http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog%3a27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3a71b969d2-a785-494b-807b-6071d7fe7794 Programming note!: My WAAS article will be up by tomorrow. This thing has sucked up a ton of time and has been delayed a bit for various reasons. Thanks so much for your patience guys. Some great … Read the rest of this entry

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IT’S EVOLVING…

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AMERICA’S NEXT BOMBER: A TRAGICALLY FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY

The blossoming, yet at the same time shadowy, saga that has become America’s next long-range bomber, now known as Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B), continues to gain steam, although it has yet to be determined if the current economic investment being … Read the rest of this entry

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UNMANNED GAME CHANGER: AUTONOMOUS AERIAL REFUELING IS A REALITY

The emerging capability to refuel drones in flight will make even more of an impact than the ability to do so with manned platforms, a practice that began at the dawn of the jet age some 60+ years ago. Nowhere … Read the rest of this entry

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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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DRONE MARKET WILL RETRACT… BEFORE IT EXPLODES.

Boeing says that the unmanned aircraft market will shrink by 20% following 2014, around the time Afghanistan is supposed to wrap up for the US for the most part. Although I think this is probably true, I do believe that … Read the rest of this entry

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