Why the F-35 will continue to stumble forward

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 7:56 pm

Despite the many difficulties with the program, there are only two other “4.5+” generation Western aircraft out there on the open market besides the F-35 family, the Typhoon and the Rafale(I suppose one could include the F/A-18E/F and Gripen as well). The “Stealth Eagle” isn’t in production, and the F-22 is forbidden from being sold […]

Categories: Aircraft, F-35, Oops

F-35 Death Watch II

Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:17 pm

Hi all, new contributor for alternate wars here.  I was a former USN sailor, and my current profession is as a IT contractor for a DoD Agency in the DC Area.   Hope to add to the blog, although Shep is a bit more nuts and bolts than me. As an update to yesterday’s entry about […]

Categories: Aircraft, Carriers, F-35

F-35 Death Watch I

Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 8:03 am

And it Begins In a significant about turn the MoD has indicated that it will ditch the jump-jet version of Joint Strike Fighter in favour of the conventional model, as the planes for its two new aircraft carriers. The Daily Telegraph has learnt from senior defence officials that an announcement will be made this autumn. […]

Categories: F-22, F-35