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North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test


© AFP | North Korean soldiers attend a mass rally to celebrate the North’s declaration on November 29 it had achieved full nuclear statehood, on Kim Il-Sung Square in Pyongyang… 513 more words

Stealth Jet Fire Retardant Base: Getting Past the Guard

Wherever fate places Major Bull Thomas Loney, strong women are defined in blatantly sexual terms. But he’s not complaining. If you missed opening of Major Loney’s latest adventure, here’s… 989 more words


This new ramjet engine could triple the range of Chinese missiles | Popular Science


See? This is what I’m talking about with the F-22 Raptors not being able to fly effectively through 2060. A ramjet air-to-air superiority missile that can detect and shoot down 5th Gen stealth aircraft.

F-22 Raptor Fighter Jet Could Fly Until 2060, the U.S. Air Force Says


At rate China is developing technologically, and the explosive growth in air-to-air and ground-to-air missile programs, I don’t see the F-22 flying into the 2060’s. 31 more words

Airframe: F-22 Raptor

From the Airman Magazine website

The F-22A Raptor is a fifth-generation fighter incorporating fourth-generation stealth technology, radical maneuvering capabilities, the ability to fly at supersonic speed without afterburners and unprecedented pilot situational awareness, making it the most dominant and advanced air superiority fighter in the world. 9 more words

154th Wing (154 WG)

Military Minute: Welcome Home Raptors

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – After months of missions in the skies over Iraq and Syria, members of the 27th fighter squadron, aircraft maintenance unit and also members of the Virginia National Guard returned home to overjoyed family and friends. 21 more words

HR Show

F-22 Raptor Close Up

This is a photograph from the Fleet Week Air Show Rehearsal on Friday, October 7, 2016.   I love looking at aircraft.  I don’t really like reading, but I love my books about aircraft.  138 more words

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