Stealth Aircraft

Boeing introduces ‘Son of Blackbird’, a new concept design for a Mach 5 spy plane

Boeing a few days ago introduced an incredible concept design for a spy plane that may ultimately replace the iconic and legendary SR-71 spy plane. …

Aerospace

Could This Be the U.S. Military's Secret Weapon to Stop a 'Swarm' Strike?

Last week’s massed attempted drone strike against Russian forces in Syria is a harbinger of things to come. Indeed, it is almost inevitable that …

Military

Is This the Real 'F-52' Fighter?

President Donald Trump recently told reporters that the United States had delivered the F-52 to Norway. The statement was obviously a mistake; there …

Aerospace

North Korea rips 'lunatic' Trump as US moves B-52 bombers to Guam

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The US Air Force has deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 Stratofortress bombers to Guam, according to US Pacific Air Forces, adding more firepower to the region just hours after North Korean state media mocked President Donald Trump's tweet referencing the size of his nuclear …

Military

Shelby's stance against Moore helped state land Toyota plant, BCA chief says

Sen. Richard Shelby's stance against failed Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore played a pivotal role in the state landing the $1.6 billion …

Birmingham, AL

Donald Trump claims to have sold 'Call of Duty' fighter jets that don't exist to a made-up country

Gaffe-prone Trump and White House to sell "F-52" jets to "Normay".<p>A slip of the tongue? Perhaps, but Donald Trump on Wednesday (10 January) became …

Donald Trump

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<b>Fifth-generation jet, pilots put to test during realistic drills</b><p>The Chinese Air Force has deployed its best combat plane - the J-20 stealth fighter …

News (China)

US deploys nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers closer to North Korea

• <b>Three B-2 Spirit strategic stealth bombers were deployed to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam.</b>• <b><br>The B-2 deployment in the region brings a nuclear bomber capability closer to North Korea.</b>• <b><br>Bombers regularly rotate through the region to conduct U.S. PACOM-led air operations.</b><p>Three B-2 Spirit strategic …

Military

China air force stages real combat training

File photo shows J-20 stealth fighters in a training. Air Force of the People's Liberation Army of China has carried out real combat training, with …

Military

Pence offers prayers, pep talk to troops at Nevada air base

Vice President Mike Pence offered prayers and a pep talk Thursday to military service members during a visit to an Air Force technology incubator in …

Business

Trump lauded delivery of F-52s to Norway. The planes only exist in ‘Call of Duty.’

President Trump caused a stir with his announcement that the United States had delivered F-52 fighter jets to Norway.<p>Was it a secret advanced jet capable of beating its Russian counterparts? A ruse to fool intelligence analysts?<p>Neither, it turns out. The “F-52” is a fictional jet only available to …

World News

Trump boasted of selling fighter aircraft to Norway that doesn’t really exist

The jet Trump mentioned selling to Norway only exists in the video game “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare”<p>President Donald Trump bragged on Thursday about his impressive sale of F-52 fighter aircraft to one of America's closest allies, the Scandinavian country of Norway.<p>The only problem is that …

U.S. Politics

Air Force deployed B-2 stealth bombers to Guam as sensitive talks involving North Korea commenced

The U.S. Air Force deployed three stealth B-2 Spirit bombers to Guam this week as discussions between the North and South Koreans involving the Winter Olympics were about to commence, a move that the service says was scheduled in advance but came at a particularly sensitive time.<p>The bat-winged B-2s …

North Korea

'Area 51-Bound' Airline Seeks Flight Attendant for Top Secret Service

Can you keep a secret? A classified airline that runs commuter flights to some of the most secretive government locations in the U.S. appears to be …

Military Aircraft

Turkey wants to link F-35 jets to its Air Force network

ANKARA, Turkey —Turkey’s defense procurement agency has officially launched a competition to combine all information systems on the country’s planned …

Aerospace

224 Valkyrie: Breaking Down the Numbers

There’s a new rifle cartridge in town, and it’s got PGA Tour golfers worried and F-35 Lightning fighter pilots envious. Why? This new cartridge is …

Military Aircraft

The Air Force Grounds 28 A-10s After Hypoxia Incidents

The incidents occurred in 2017 and involved symptoms of hypoxia.<p>Several dozen A-10 Warthog attack jets were grounded in 2017 after a number of pilots came down with hypoxia symptoms. The root cause of one of three incidents was later successfully diagnosed and fixed but the cause of the other two …

Aerospace

D-Link, Asus tout 802.11ax Wi-Fi routers, but you'll have to wait until later in 2018

At CES 2018, there's acknowledgement that Wi-Fi networks need more speed and support for multiple devices. Get ready for the futuristic router with 8 …

Wi-Fi

Jan. 8, 2018

USNI News Image<p><i>The USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker is sponsored by CNA.</i> <i><br>These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier</i> …

Military

These Stylish Luminox Watches Are Military-Grade Tough

We're big fans of Luminox watches. Here, three of our favorite models<p>When the Navy SEALs need the most durable, dependable and—above all–most accurate timepiece on their wrists, they turn to one company: Luminox. The incredible Swiss-made watches have been the trusted timekeepers for our nation’s …

Military Aircraft

How to Take a Picture of a Stealth Bomber Over the Rose Bowl

Fascinating interview by Alexis Madrigal with aerial photographer Mark Holtzman:<p>Madrigal: So that’s the picture as you took it right out of the …

John Gruber

Embraer Deal Could Put Boeing Back in the Fighter Business

There's more to fighters than just jet engines. Turboprops could power Boeing's defense profits going forward.<p>Last month, a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report …

Aerospace

How the SpaceX Zuma Launch Happened

Here's how the top secret mission for the U.S. government went down.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>The …

SpaceX

Photographer Explains How He Captured a Stunning Photo of a Stealth Bomber Flying Over the Rose Bowl

The Atlantic recently inverviewed aerial photographer Mark Holtzman who precicely explained how he took his stunning photograph of a Stealth Bomber …

Aerospace

Russia Has Been Stalking US in Skies Over Syria, General Says

They watched U.S. fighters bring their A-game. They followed fourth- and fifth-generation jets and paid attention to tactics. And once more, they …

War

The British Are Coming (to Asia)

The United Kingdom is showing a renewed military and trade interest in the Asia-Pacific.

International Relations

Aboard the cruiser Mobile Bay: Why its captain would ‘rather be on this ship’ than a new destroyer

ABOARD THE CRUISER MOBILE BAY, Pacific Ocean — At 30 years, the cruiser Mobile May is riding a high.<p>It recently completed an integration of the …

Military

Watch this incredible video of a B-2 stealth bomber flutter its wings

• <b>In the last three decades, aircraft engineers have added composite materials to wings to make them more flexible.</b>• <b><br>The video below shows the B-2's flexible wings.</b>• <b><br>The B-2's carbon-fiber composite material absorbs energy from aerodynamic stress and bend significantly in the vertical axis, with little</b> …

Aerospace

A top Russian pilot took a big shot at US forces flying over Syria

• <b>The US and Russia have been in a war of words about unsafe maneuvers in the skies over Syria.</b>• <b><br>Most recently, a Russian pilot claimed they always found themselves on the 'tails' of US fighter jets in Syria, which means victory in a dogfight.</b>• <b><br>The claim may have been another example of Russia's</b> …

Russia

An aerial photographer took an incredible photo of a B-2 stealth bomber flying over the Rose Bowl

• <b>Georgia beat Oklahoma in a thrilling Rose Bowl to earn a trip to the College Football Playoff championship game.</b>• <b><br>Prior to the game, a B-2 stealth bomber performed a flyover above the stadium.</b>• <b><br>An aerial photographer captured that moment from above and it's great.</b><p>One of the great traditions at major …

Rose Bowl