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« on: December 14, 2015, 09:34:53 PM »
Northrop Grumman Studies Technologies for F-22, F/A-18 Replacement

Aviation Week & Space Technology    12/14/2015

Authors: Guy Norris and Jen DiMascio

 


PALMDALE -- Amid signs of growing U.S. Air Force and Navy interest in a sixth-generation combat aircraft, Northrop Grumman is accelerating studies of key technologies for directed energy weapons and thermal management, which it says will be fundamental to future capability.

The company, whose last venture into the air dominance arena in the 1980s, the YF-23, lost out to Lockheed Martin

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Re: Fourth Article
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2015, 09:54:26 PM »
A good read Hoss. Look how long it took them to forget about the F-111B getting shoved down the Navy's throat! The F-35 should keep the individual services safe for another 40 or so years.  :thumbsup: