Russia’s Stealth Su-57 Is Powerful, But Has One Major Flaw

It’s too expensive.

by David Axe Follow @daxe on TwitterL | The National Interest

Key point: Russia can’t afford it in any meaningful numbers.

The Russian defense ministry staged an impressive video shoot with four of its Su-57 stealth fighter prototypes.… Read more

The man behind China’s detention of 1 million Muslims

By The Associated Press | Associated Press

The China Cables – Man in Charge
This screenshot taken from the Xinjiang Legal News Network website shows the former head of the Xinjiang Communist Party Political and Legal Affairs Commission, Zhu Hailun, giving a speech at a work conference in Urumqi, China on February 2, 2017.
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5 TIMES Floyd Mayweather has almost been KNOCKED out

Over the long history of professional boxing, there have been only a few boxers who have completed their careers without a single defeat. Floyd Mayweather Jr. He made his debut in the professional ring in October 1996 at the age of 19; in his career as a professional boxer, Mayweather had 50 fights and won each of them in 27 of them he was able to knock out an opponent.… Read more

Final C7 Stingray Donated To National Corvette Museum

By Jeffrey N. Ross | motorious

Final C7 Stingray Donated To National Corvette Museum

While the last C7 Corvette will be in a private collection, the last C7 Corvette Stingray will be on permanent display for all to see.

The final C7 Corvettes rolled off the assembly line on November 14th marking the end of the line for the front-engine Corvette before production begins for the all-new, mid-engine C8 ‘Vette.… Read more

The F-22 and F-35 Have No Equal in the Sky. But Getting Them In the Air Was a Disaster.

The “New Century Series” proposal offers a dramatic organizational and technological solution to the problem of modern fighter acquisition. However, politics may offer the biggest obstacle.

by Robert Farley Follow drfarls on TwitterL | The National Interest

The “New Century Series” proposal offers a dramatic organizational and technological solution to the problem of modern fighter acquisition.… Read more

The U.S. Air Force May Retire These 5 Aircraft Early. It Could Be a Disaster.

And this could be one of the amazing weapons that could hit the scrap heap.

by Sebastien Roblin | The National Interest

Key Point: Retiring in-use military technology must be a careful process that weighs the pros and cons. 

In a speech on November 6, 2019 General David Goldfein, Chief of Staff the Air Force outlined a four-point plan to spend $30 billion over the next five years reforming the air warfare branch to make it more capable of tackling emerging hi-tech threats from China and Russia in the 2030s.… Read more