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"Vanishing American Air Superiority" by Mike
http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/03/vanishing_american_air_superio.html Vanishing American Air Superiority By J.R. Dunn The debate over the F-22 Raptor has been carried out at the customary level of simplemindedness we've become used to when Congress handles military questions. Since the early...
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March 24th 10 11:42 AM
by Andrew Robert Breen Go to last post
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Why not use the F-22 to replace the F/A-18 and F-14? by Tony
"R. David Steele" wrote in message ... They are planning to bring the FB-22 (bomber version that carries 30 2000 lbs bombs) online in the future. And to think that the B2 only carries 16 2000 lb bombs.
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March 7th 04 08:58 PM
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GIVEN CURRENT WARS, F-35s ARE BETTER CHOICE THAN MORE F-22As by Mike[_7_]
Inside the Air Force Next-gen bomber must be adequately funded YOUNG: GIVEN CURRENT WARS, F-35s ARE BETTER CHOICE THAN MORE F-22As Date: June 6, 2008 Allowing the Air Force to buy more F-22As in exchange for fewer F-35 Lightning IIs does not make sense given the nature of the wars in Iraq and...
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June 22nd 08 05:53 AM
by tankfixer Go to last post
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Defense against UAV's by [email protected]
According to: http://en.rian.ru/onlinenews/20060530/48833304.html An Iranian UAV was able to circle a U.S. aircraft carrier undetected for 25 minutes. With U.S. forces making increasing use of UAV's, the inevitable question becomes:
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June 8th 06 05:39 PM
by Paul J. Adam Go to last post
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Fair Tribunals at Guantanamo? (Was: YANK CHILD ABUSERS :: another reason to kill americans abroad ???) by Henrietta K Thomas
(newsgroups trimmed way down) On Tue, 22 Jul 2003 13:44:48 GMT, Fred J. McCall wrote, in us.military.army: "Paul J. Adam" wrote: :What would _you_ consider a "fair trial", Fred, and would your opinion :change if you were the defendant?
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August 11th 03 09:23 PM
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Israel Threatens to Hit Damascus-Next step of A Clean Break?: by dontcowerfromthetruth
Keep in mind (when reading the following) that Syria has supposedly made some sort of defense pact with Iran. So is attacking Damascus the way the Zionists will expand the war for Israel to Syria and Iran next (in accordance with the 'A Clean Break' agenda that esteemed intelligence writer/author...
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July 23rd 06 08:08 AM
by Matt Giwer Go to last post
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VISUAL AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION by Mike[_1_]
The F-14, F-15 MiG-29 and Su-27 series all look a LOT alike in motion to most people. MiG-21 and the F-4 look virtually identical in flight. OPEN THIS FILE AT HOME, NOT AT WORK!!! MIKE from Secrecy News www.fas.org VISUAL AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION (FOUO)
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July 6th 07 03:58 PM
by Richard Casady Go to last post
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The Swedish Model: How to build a jet fighter. by Mike[_7_]
The Weekly Standard The Swedish Model How to build a jet fighter. by Reuben F. Johnson 04/30/2008 11:45:00 PM Linköping, Sweden ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 23, Sweden's Saab Aerospace rolled out what may
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June 8th 08 07:02 AM
by JR Weiss Go to last post
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Bush 'Plans Iran Air Strike by August' by NOMOREWARFORISRAEL[_2_]
Bush 'Plans Iran Air Strike by August' By Muhammad Cohen http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article19991.htm 28/05/08 "Asia Times" -- - NEW YORK - The George W Bush administration plans to launch an air strike against Iran within the next two months, an informed source tells Asia Times...
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June 15th 08 06:35 AM
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the USS Eisenhower Carrier Battle Group doesn't make for a 'massive' build-up for war with Iran by AirRaid
I don't understand... the deployment of the Eisenhower Carrier Battle Group alone does not seem like we're ready or even getting ready for an air-war against Iran. even assuming there are say, 2 other Carrier Battle Groups in the Gulf and/or Med, that still does not seem like the United States...
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October 24th 06 09:10 AM
by Scott Nudds Go to last post
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"PENTAGON WORKING TO GIVE F-35 JSF NUCLEAR-STRIKE CAPABILITY" by Mike
Inside the Air Force - 4/24/2009 GENERAL: PENTAGON WORKING TO GIVE F-35 JSF NUCLEAR-STRIKE CAPABILITY The Defense Department and a handful of allies have launched an effort to ensure the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is capable of conducting the most devastating mission in modern warfare...
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May 28th 09 01:18 PM
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Consistent CAP over a fleet from a land base by KDR
Has any air force ever tried or practiced providing a consistent CAP over a fleet by air-to-air refueling? I am wondering whether or not RAF Tornado F3 units had ever done that.
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February 12th 06 04:57 AM
by Mike Kanze Go to last post
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"V-22 squadron achieves successin Iraq, USMC says" by Mike[_7_]
V-22 squadron achieves successin Iraq, USMC says Aerospace Daily 01/25/2008 , page 12 U.S. Marine Corps Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 263 - the service's first V-22 Osprey squadron - has been successful in its air operations of Al Anbar province since arriving in October, the service reports. The...
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February 10th 08 11:18 PM
by Paul J. Adam Go to last post
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Navy or Air Farce? by Elmshoot
A friend sent this one on to me I hadn't seen it before thought you would all agree with his comments. Sparky USN or USAF? by Bob Norris Bob Norris is a former Naval Aviator who also did a 3 year exchange tour flying the F-15 Eagle. He is now an accomplished author of...
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March 22nd 04 08:10 PM
by Will Dossel Go to last post
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Essential and Dispensible WW2 aircraft. by Eunometic
Essential and Dispensible WW2 aircraft. *********************************************** I've created a list of aircraft of WW2 that were essential to that side and also others that were dispensible in the sense that their place could easily have been taken by other aircraft or that were...
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October 24th 07 01:51 PM
by Peter Stickney Go to last post
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C-130 on Navy Carrier by W. D. Allen Sr.
Does anyone know anything about the C-130 that made arrested landings and launches from a Navy aircraft carrier back in the 1960s? WDA end
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February 21st 05 05:40 PM
by John Szalay Go to last post
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Cat peeking out of the bag? by José Herculano
I've just finished reading the following book about the F-14 in Iranian hands: http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/1841767875.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg It is a well written account which is claimed to be based upon extensive research and talks with Iranian, and some Iraqi, aircrew. With the caveat of the...
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November 14th 04 04:30 PM
by Pechs1 Go to last post
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Chicken Cannon Lovers by Ogden Johnson III
Given the number of times the infamous "chicken cannon" has come up in these fora, your attention is directed to this evening's episode of "Mythbusters" on the Discovery cable channel in which the intrepid Mythbusters team takes on the chicken cannon. -- OJ III
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January 26th 04 11:40 PM
by Kevin Brooks Go to last post
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Sec. of State Rice warns Russia about Bombers off Alaska by Tiger
Rice warns Moscow about its bomber runs off Alaska Jonathan S. Landay | McClatchy Newspapers last updated: August 18, 2008 07:53:59 PM BRUSSELS, Belgium — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Monday ruled out accelerating Georgia's admission to NATO in response to the Russian invasion. But she...
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August 24th 08 04:50 AM
by Dan[_12_] Go to last post
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F-35's Costs Climb Along With Concerns by Seawolf
"Shmaryahu b. Chanoch" wrote in message ... F-35's Costs Climb Along With Concerns Fort Worth Star-Telegram | April 26, 2006 The maiden flight of the first F-35 joint strike fighter prototype is still months away, and...
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May 9th 06 09:30 PM
by Paul J. Adam Go to last post
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