The First Shot
- F-117A Nighthawk. // Machine Design;05/20/99, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p58
Provides information on F-117A jet fighter plane designed to exploit low-observable stealth technology. Features of the aircraft.
- Military and Technology - Jan/Feb, 2011 A Closer Look at China's JH-7A Fighter-Bomber and Stealth Missile Boat. // Chinascope;May/Jun2011, Issue 51, p15
The highlights of China's advancements in military and technology during January and February 2011 are its weaponry, including the J-20 stealth fighter, the JH-7A fighter-bomber, and a new stealth missile boat.
- JSF Reflection Is Golf Ball-Sized. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/15/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 7, p27
Focuses on the stealth signature of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft. Objective of the JSF program; Design of the aircraft; Comment from Paul Marchisotto program manager of Northrop Grumman; Problems of maintaining stealth on the older aircraft designs.
- Killer-scout tactics shaped by Paveway LGB performance. Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/21/1996, Vol. 145 Issue 17, p52
Focuses on killer-scout tactics developed by US Air National Guard pilots. The tactics tailored to the capabilities of today's laser-guided bombs; The relative scarcity of Lantirn targeting systems among Air National Guard and reserve units; Laser-guided bombs (LGB) carried by US tactical...
- Now you See It, Now You Don't. Hayward, George // Airman;Oct99, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p10
Discusses the technology used at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico to help make the F-117 stealth fighter invisible on radar screens. Importance of the Diagnostic Imaging Radar system; Role of the maintainers; Application of a radar-absorbent coating.
- F-117A Nighthawk. Stone, Lynn // F117A Nighthawk;2005, preceding p1
The article offers information about the twin-engine F-117A Nighthawk of the United States Air Force. The F designation by the Air Force classifies the Nighthawk as a fighter, but it has been used largely as an air-to-surface attack plane. Its greatest value has been in making precision attacks...
- Suite bird takes to the airï¿½. // Engineer (00137758);1/29/2007, Vol. 293 Issue 7716, p6
The article reports on the establishment of a flying laboratory for F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter by BAE Systems PLC in California. The Joint Strike Fighter Co-operative Avionics Test Bed is a flying test bed which will verify the stealth fighter's capability to collect data and merge it...
- Further reducing F-22. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/13/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p359
Presents the comments of US Air Force Chief of Staff General Ron Fogleman. His comments on the process of obtaining permission to sell the stealth fighter to foreign countries; Sales of the stealth fighter needed to reduce F-22 production costs.
- FIRST F-35 FOR U.S. NAVY ROLLS OUT. // High Performance Composites;Sep2009, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p18
The article reports on a ceremony held by Lockheed Martin for the launch of F-35C Lighting II, the first stealth fighter of the U.S. Navy, in Fort Worth, Texas on July 28, 2009. One of the Navy leaders who attended the ceremony was Admiral Gary Roughead. Later in 2009, the F-35C will be subject...