Tag: stealth technology

Program to make B-2 Spirit stealthier delayed to 2024
The B-2 Defensive Management System Modernization program is facing delays. Instead, of delivering the end product in 2022, the USAF now estimates the program could only be ready by March 2024 The B-2 Defensive Management System Modernization (B-2 DMS-M) program is facing delays, Bloomberg reports. Instead, of delivering the end product in 2022, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) now estimates...
USAF celebrates first flight of F-22 Raptor fifth-generation fighter
The way the USAF is operating its F-22 fleet leads to lower aircraft availability and less air superiority training for its pilots The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has noted that the way the U.S. Air Force (USAF) is operating its F-22 fleet leads to lower aircraft availability and less air superiority training for its pilots. For example according GAO, stealth...
These systems will give Russia's sixth-generation fighter an edge over U.S. F-22 and F-35 stealth aircraft
The Russians are looking at new kinds of radars and electro-optical sensor technologies that would be aimed to counter stealth According to The National Interest, the Russian defense industry is starting to look at concepts for a sixth-generation fighter that would eventually replace the Sukhoi Su-57. Like the U.S. Military, the Russians are looking at a wide range of concepts which...
The upgrade removes the conventional cathode ray tube image source and introduces a more advanced digital display solution BAE Systems has been selected by Lockheed Martin to modernize the F-22 Raptor’s head-up display (HUD) for the U.S. Air Force (USAF), replacing it with a completely digital version. BAE’s HUD solution uses the company’s Digital Light Engine (DLE) technology to produce a...
F-22 stealth fighters left behind at Tyndall AFB damaged beyond repair by Hurricane Michael
Tyndall’s F-22 Raptors are essential to the mission of training and projecting combat air power and are a critical component of air dominance Taken on Dec. 15, 2016 the cool picture in this post shows U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptors in various stages of routine maintenance sit in a hangar during the night at Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB),...
The program was codenamed "Project Moonflower" and was aimed to sell the still top-secret F-117 stealth fighter to the United Kingdom Newly declassified documents released from the British National Archives reveal that U.S. President Ronald Reagan had offered Margaret Thatcher the chance to work on U.S. advanced military programs  during the 1980s. Among them there were the Space Transportation System (STS, as the Space...