Wingmen Superdrone Will Make F-35s Useful While the NGAD Fighters Are Developed

The revolutionary Collaborative Combat Aircraft (CCAs) (wingmen superdrones) will transform the F-35 Lightning a costly waste into efficient and useful weapon systems. The superdrones are also critical to the overall NGAD (next generation air dominance fighter) initiative. Stealthy fighters and drones need to hold the missiles internally to avoid detection. The superdrones will be able …

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6th Generation NGAD Fighters are Based on Secret Billion Dollar X-plane Prototypes

There was a secret billion dollar US Air Force, DARPA and Navy X-plane program to explore future fighters that paved the way for the Next-Generation Air Dominance program, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall revealed at the POLITICO Defense Summit on Nov. 14. Kendall and other Air Force officials have previously said there were flying prototypes …

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Secrets of the Sixth Generation B-21 Stealth Bomber Revealed in Photos From Its First Flight

Last Friday, November 10th the B-21 Raider took flight for the first time from its Palmdale California facility. Youtuber, Pilot Photog, provides analysis and new renderings based upon the video and photos from the first flight of the B-21. The backend of the B-21 Stealth bomber shows that it was not adjusted for low-altitude bombing …

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First Flights of the B-21 Stealth Bomber Caught on Camera

The new B-21 Stealth bomber has been photographed having its first test flights. The B-21 will have half of the payload of a B-2 bomber but it will have more range and will be much harder to detect. #BREAKINGB-21 RAIDER FIRST FLIGHT #RAIDER33 #B21Raider 11-10-23 pic.twitter.com/G8dr87bAa4 — Matt Hartman (@ShorealoneFilms) November 10, 2023 B-21 RAIDER …

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Leidos Developing Hypersonic Scramjet Mayhem Spy Drone by 2027

In December, 2022, Leidos ($13.7B annual revenue fortune 500 company) was awarded a $334 million contract to assist the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in developing an air-breathing hypersonic system. The Expendable Hypersonic Multi-mission ISR (intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance) and Strike program, better known as Mayhem, will span a 51-month period of performance. The …

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Future US Hypersonic Bomber is Hiding in Plain Sight

There are many articles and reports from Newsweek or other media sources that complain that the US military is behind China and Russia on hypersonic weapons. This is because Russia and China have rushed to deploy some hypersonic warheads boosted on regular rockets. China and Russia each have some hypersonic glide missiles. The warheads are …

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First Look at the US ScramJet Hypersonic Missile

The US Air Force has given the first look at the the Air Force‚Äôs Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile. This will be a hypersonic missile with a supersonic ramjet engine that is scheduled for deployment around 2027. Drawings of the Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile are below. The scramjet propelled the missile at “a speed greater than …

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China’s Top Navy Scientist Designs Nuclear Aircraft Carrier With Railguns and Lasers

China’s top naval scientist, Ma Weiming, has designed a nuclear-powered warship with rail gun, laser and high-powered microwave weapons. US aircraft carriers have been nuclear powered for many decades and the newest Ford supercarrier has electromagnetic launchers. What is new in the Weiming designs are the extensive integration of rail guns, lasers, and high-powered microwave …

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Fast Switch to F/A-XX and NGAD Sixth Generation Fighter is Starting Over the Next Five Years

The US Navy is requesting more than $9 billion for its F/A-XX sixth generation fighter project over the next five years. The plan is to replace the F/A-18E/F Super Hornets. The two statements are very revealing. The US Navy is not talking about replacing the F-35C. Why? The F-35C only had its first trial deployment …

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Northrop Grummans Compact 10 KW Anti-drone Laser and Humvee Mounted Laser Against Mortars, Rockets and More

Northrop Grumman believes a good defense against Unmanned Aerial System (aka drones) Threats requires a comprehensive, end-to-end approach. They have a uniquely capable of providing an integrated, layered solution across the kill chain. The C-UAS architecture and system of systems approach starts with sensing and tracking. It delivers a layered defense that includes a full …

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