Opinion: U.S. Forces In Western Pacific Now On Front Line Commented on: 6 weeks ago (February 9, 2018)

in 1939, Germany was France's largest trading partner. It didn't stop the Blitzkrieg. The author's views are largely well-founded, though we also ought to look at changing paradigms from base...

Fighter Uncertainty Already Affecting Canadian Industry Commented on: 7 weeks ago (January 31, 2018)

Froggy: "F-35 begun in 1975 @ Yakovlev!"

Ensign Chekhov: "Ve inwented it FIRST!"

Interesting nickname, but "Yacheritsa" is closer to reality.

Airbus Helicopters President Blasts Leonardo Lawsuit Commented on: 7 weeks ago (January 31, 2018)

Leonardo will soon discover that a skunk's not welcome at a picnic.

Arianespace: Next-Gen Ariane 6 Still The Answer To SpaceX Falcon 9 Commented on: 8 weeks ago (January 26, 2018)

When Falcon 9's reliability (by the same standard as Arianespace's - not hitting the target orbit with a payload being "a successful launch") is within tenths of a percentage point of Ariane 5,...

Opinion: Trump’s Unremarkable Defense Playbook Commented on: 9 weeks ago (January 16, 2018)

And if this were DNC Week and Political Technology, your comment would be on topic. It's not.

Does Turkish S-400 Deal Hint At New Pact With Moscow? Commented on: 10 weeks ago (January 11, 2018)

A fellow named Doug Jones from Alabama might disagree with you. Spectre, when you go on like this, I prefer to think you've just knocked off a six-pack. If this is you NOT on drugs.... (shakes...

Fate Of Classified Zuma Mission Unknown Commented on: 10 weeks ago (January 10, 2018)

Oh, well. ArsTechnica quoting a Congressional leaker. Doesn't get better than that.

Dozens Of A-10s Grounded Last Year After Hypoxia Reports Commented on: 10 weeks ago (January 9, 2018)

Actual article text:
"One of the aircraft was outfitted with the older liquid oxygen system (LOX) that equips the majority of A-10s, while the other was equipped with the Onboard Oxygen...

SpaceX Falcon Sends Classified Zuma Payload into Orbit Commented on: 10 weeks ago (January 9, 2018)

Cautiously optimistic and encouraged. Hopefully, this will be a long run of uneventful missions for SpaceX. and the opening of a new era in the economics of space travel. Hopefully, Reaction...

Is Russia Spying On U.S. Stealth Fighters In Syria? Commented on: 10 weeks ago (January 9, 2018)

The same question occurred to me in 2015 when Putin decided to wish us a happy Fourth of July by sending Bear bombers right up to the Alaskan and Californian coasts. NORAD sent F-22s for the...