F/A-XX

Secret X-Plane Program Paved the Way for NGAD, Air Force Secretary reveals

Secret X-Plane Program Paved the Way for NGAD, Air Force Secretary reveals

Secret, multi-agency X-plane paved the way for NGAD program Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall revealed at the POLITICO Defense Summit… Read More

5 months ago

Northrop Grumman not competing for USAF NGAD sixth-generation fighter But CCA, US Navy F/A-XX Programs are not ruled out

Northrop Grumman not competing for USAF NGAD Northrop Grumman announced on Jul. 27, 2023 that won’t compete to be the… Read More

9 months ago

US Navy issues Boeing $200 million to keep its F/A-18E/F production line humming ahead of a congressionally mandated 20 Super Hornet strike fighter buy

The Jun. 1, 2023 Defense Department contract announcement says that the contract modification specifically “procures critical long lead material and… Read More

11 months ago

The F/A-XX sixth-generation fighter will operate as the US Navy’s “quarterback” for manned and unmanned teaming in future carrier operations

Analysis shows the US Navy’s F/A-XX must have longer range and greater speed, incorporate passive and active sensor technology, and… Read More

2 years ago

US Navy releases F/A-XX first info and first image (created back in 2007 for a role-playing game)

The US Navy's Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) released the first image of what the future F/A-XX carrier-based fighter aircraft… Read More

2 years ago

Bye-Bye to Super Hornet: US Navy Cuts F/A-18E/F Production to Develop its Sixth Generation Combat Aircraft

Previously known as F/A-XX, the Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) is aimed to replace the payload capacity of the F/A-18E/F… Read More

4 years ago

US Navy is Not Sure if its Sixth Generation Combat Aircraft will be Launched from an Aircraft Carrier

The US Navy is still working on the question of what the next combat aircraft after the F-35C will be,… Read More

4 years ago

Report on U.S. Navy F/A-XX Next Generation Fighter will be ready in Summer

The F/A-XX air-dominance fighter will be a sixth-generation aircraft that eventually will replace the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet strike fighter in… Read More

5 years ago