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June 5, 2015

Building fifth-generation fighters is hard, and the Russians so far just aren't up to the challenge.

The Russians just cut back — way back — on their PAK FA T-50* stealth fighter procurement. Those Stealth Fighter Blues | VodkaPundit

Posted by gerardvanderleun at June 5, 2015 9:47 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Well judging by the F35, we're not up to it either, apparently.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor [TypeKey Profile Page] at June 5, 2015 1:12 PM

How long until over-the-horizon electronic/radiation detection of high-speed aircraft is coupled with high power lasers to make mince-metal of aircraft?

Posted by: Stug Guts [TypeKey Profile Page] at June 5, 2015 3:01 PM

Stug, why you assume in the future? What do you think all those satellites are for? Not to give us unlimited talk and text.

Next time you hear "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" pay close attention to the second verse. Spells it right out it does.

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at June 6, 2015 11:33 PM

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