Despite the loud and fast-growing chorus of analysts, critics and weapons developers who continue to raise the question as to whether stealth technology may slowly be becoming obsolete, some senior weapons developers are citing some ways current and emerging stealth platforms will - for years to come - remain very difficult to destroy.
Stealth fighter jets, such as the F-22 and F-35, have an entirely different configuration and rely upon some vertical flight control...
Unfortunately, today’s fighter force mix, despite increasing numbers of F-35s over time and upgraded F-22s, will likely not be enough to meet future needs. America needs the F-15X.
America depends on airpower. Airpower underpins the military options leaders use to enhance deterrence and if deterrence fails, to fight and win with minimum casualties.
A key element of America’s airpower is the fighter force. Historically, fighter aircraft development has shaped militaries...
Task and Purpose, Jared Keller
After more than a decade and billions spent developing the consistently troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the Air Force is eyeing a new variant of the F-15 — much to lawmakers' dismay.
The Air Force's fiscal year 2020 budget request will likely include an ask for eight of Boeing's new F-15X variant, Bloomberg News reports, the first installment of an 80-plane buy for the next five years.
If fulfilled, the request would mark the first U.S....