Posts Tagged ‘United States Air Force’

N. Korea Steals U.S. Fighter Blueprints

(Media Release) North Korean hackers reportedly infiltrated a computer network belonging to a South Korean aerospace firm’s computer network and made off with blueprints for the F-15 Eagle—the American-designed jet fighter that forms the backbone of the U.S. and South Korean air forces. But don’t panic quite yet. There’s not much Pyongyang’s engineers can actually […]

US plans for hypersonic robot spy plane revealed

Media Release Lockheed Martin has begun work on a successor to the supersonic Blackbird SR-71 spy plane. The unmanned SR-72 will use an engine that combines a turbine and a ramjet to reach its top speed of Mach 6 – about 3,600mph (5,800km/h). Like its predecessor, the SR-72 will be designed for high-altitude surveillance but […]

Secret mission accomplished: America’s mysterious space plane to land after a YEAR in orbit – and no one knows what it did up there

The X-37B has been circling the Earth at 17,000mph and was due to land in California in December Mission of highly classified robotic plane extended for unknown reasons Will now land in mid- to late-June The U.S Air Force’s highly secret unmanned space plane will land in June – ending a year-long mission in orbit. […]

Israel’s Last Chance to Strike Iran

ON June 7, 1981, I was one of eight Israeli fighter pilots who bombed the Iraqi nuclear reactor at Osirak. As we sat in the briefing room listening to the army chief of staff, Rafael Eitan, before starting our planes’ engines, I recalled a conversation a week earlier when he’d asked us to voice any concerns […]

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