February 3, 2020 |
The US Air Force and Northrop Grumman have published photorealistic renderings of new concepts for the next-generation stealth bomber, the B-21. The B-21 was expected to reach IOC (initial operating capability) in the mid-2020s but there was a recent statement …
January 9, 2020 |
Israel’s Defense Ministry and defense companies Rafael and Elbit Systems and academic institutions made a combat laser breakthrough. It is based on the precision of the laser beam, which can be focused on long-range targets and which can overcome atmospheric …
September 4, 2019 |
There are reports that a third batch of China’s WS-15 turbofans has been delivered with performance better than US F135. This would mean that China has achieved the goal of about 197 kilonewtons (44,000 lbf) of thrust with an afterburner.
May 26, 2019 |
The US Army has approved plans for high-powered microwave weapons, laser weapons and the development of hypersonic missiles. The Army will test a 50-kilowatt laser on an 8×8 Stryker armored vehicle by 2021 and then a 100-kW one on a …