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  1. https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39406/laser-defense-pod-for-the-air-forces-fighter-jets-is-finally-taking-shape snipit from above,,,, The U.S. Air Force is about to receive the first major component for a prototype of a defensive tactical laser weapon designed to be carried externally on its combat jets. Boeing recently finished work on the pod assembly for this directed energy weapon, inside which the laser and beam control systems will eventually be installed. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) announced today that it would take delivery of this pod la
  2. https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39415/navy-tests-autonomous-aerial-supply-drone-from-its-newest-supercarrier
  3. https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/elegance_in_flight.pdf very good read on the XL, and some of the issues with it at the time, as well as what it Xl'ed at....... Also a a fun read on the F-16 itself.
  4. painted and ready for testing... https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39413/the-first-f-15ex-fighter-jet-has-now-flown-in-its-air-force-colors
  5. 4.5 gen or something along those lines..... less complicated than F-35...... https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39316/air-force-boss-wants-clean-sheet-fighter-thats-less-advanced-than-f-35-to-replace-f-16
  6. even minus production training and time are another big issues with the early F-15 c/d's running out of airframe hours faster than new pilots maintainers and ground facilities can be trained and provided to replace them with F-35's if that was the plan. that and the idea of some new air launched 'large' missiles (hypersonic's and stuff as mentioned) are going to need a platform to carry them for now.
  7. Fury looked great, horrible movie though.
  8. from the article: Intendted to have a 7000 lb capacity on its deck for modular units. also seems this is the smaller version. Howe and Howe won the medium weight class with it's ripsaw with a 30 mm turret.
  9. https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/38394/early-christmas-present-army-receives-potentially-revolutionary-unmanned-ground-vehicles
  10. ya, i've seen some quotes along those lines but also want to see
  11. are there any videos out there of these at sea in rough conditions?
  12. F-117'S at Mirimar https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37210/check-out-these-close-up-shots-of-f-117s-deployed-to-miramar
  13. China Conducts Test Of Massive Suicide Drone Swarm Launched From A Box On A Truck From A Box On A Truck https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37062/china-conducts-test-of-massive-suicide-drone-swarm-launched-from-a-box-on-a-truck
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