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Balancing the criticism....

The F-35 will cost significantly less than you think

BY GEORGE ALLISON MARCH 25, 2015

The F-35 programme is often labelled a “trillion-dollar black hole”, the man in charge of the project vehemently disagrees and lays to rest any fears over rising costs. 1,078 more words

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The list goes on....

(With acknowledgement to news.com.au)

As a by-comment, this article states that Australia is buying 75 F35s. Makes our order of 45 look silly, don’t it? 1,193 more words

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Museum of the USAF

Ever notice someone tilting their head at the wing of an aircraft?

Chances are good that it was an aerospace engineer. I know it is difficult to tell with such social grace that engineers are known for. 132 more words

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Interesting TV programme 'Britain's Defence Squeeze'

You can find it here in the UK, but look out for it elsewhere. Its a hatchet job on the governments defence cuts and spending. Well researched and presented. 9 more words

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Westland Lynx 3 at the Helicopter Museum

A collection of pictures of the Lynx 3 prototype on display at the Helicopter Museum in Weston-Super-Mare, UK.
History: The Helicopter Museum
Photos: Tony Wilkins… 153 more words

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[PHOTO] When Lockheed Fired Its Death Laser at a Pickup Truck, This Happened

Lockheed-Martin‘s prototype laser weapon is called the Advanced Test High Energy Asset, or ATHENA, and this is what it can do. The 30-kilowatt… 88 more words

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BAe Sea Harrier FRS.1

  • Crew: 1
  • Role: Multi-role Naval Combat Aircraft
  • Length: 47 ft 7 in (14.5 m)
  • Wingspan: 25 ft 3 in (7.6 m)
  • Height: 12 ft 2 in (3.71 m)
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