Could the F-15X Spell Doom for the F-35 Stealth Fighter?

Part of the F-15X’s appeal is that, unlike a brand-new airframe, it could be inexpensively integrated into the air force’s pre-existing training and logistical infrastructure for F-15s.

by Sebastien Roblin (The National Interest)

Thus, F-15Xs could offer a cost-efficient means to sustain aircraft inventory numbers and free stealth aircraft from routine missions so they can concentrate on those which require their expensive capabilities.Read the full article.

China warns of repeating history’s mistakes with Venezuela


Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends a news conference during the ongoing session of the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s parliamentary body, in Beijing, China March 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese government’s top diplomat issued a stern warning on Friday against interfering in Venezuela and imposing sanctions, saying history offered a clear lesson about not “following the same old disastrous road”.… Read the full article.

Venezuela blackout caused by ‘US attack’, defence minister claims

By Tom Phillips in Mexico City and Patricia Torres in Caracas (The Guardian)

Venezuela’s defense minister has accused the United States of masterminding a crippling power cut that has left virtually the entire South American country without electricity and stirred fears that its crisis could be entering a volatile new phase.… Read the full article.

Mikey Garcia – Power Through Simplicity – Technique Breakdown… Mikey Garcia is one of the greatest boxers fighting today. Known for his incredible knockouts, Garcia’s dramatic finishes are made possible through a thorough knowledge of ring craft and solid technical skill. Garcia does not often use advanced techniques. Instead, he uses basic fundamentals in highly advanced ways, the whole becoming far greater than the sum of the parts.… Read the full article.