N22YF From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (14 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1185 times:
"They've long had a habit of publishing what are little more than tarted up tabloid articles on supposed fantastic technology." - Tim Gueguen, rec.aviation.military, on the Popular Science article about the "switchblade." Search deja.com for 'Popular Science "Switchblade" article'
USAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 52
Reply 10, posted (14 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1132 times:
The F-117 is classified, but I think the X-32 and X-35 (the new JSF fighters that recently flew) are more classified, despite the fact that we know what they look like, their systems are probably highly classified. Same with the F-22 and B-2. At any airshow where a F-117 appears on static display, there are at least five armed guards around it, and you can't get closer that 30 ft. to the cockpit.
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