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What’s going on with America’s next fighter designs?

WASHINGTON ― America is developing a pair of two new high-tech fighter aircraft, and you probably haven’t heard much about them. Under the leadership of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, the Pentagon has clamped down on talking about cutting-edge capabilities in development, citing concerns about giving potential foes too much information. Nevertheless, some details have emerged about the ongoing programs, one each from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy. And inlight of European plans for new fighter designs, it is worth revisiting what is, and isn’t, known about the American efforts. In 2016, the U.S. Air Force unveiled its “Air Superiority 2030” study, which posited that although the service would need a new air superiority fighter jet — called Penetrating Counter Air — as soon as the 2030s, it would be just as important that the new plane fit into a "family of systems” of space,cyber, electronic warfareand other enabling technologies. “When you look at — through the lens of the netw…

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Airbus ve Saab Boeing Wedgetail ile rekabet için güç birleştiriyor | C4Defence

İki Avrıupa’lı hava uzay Savunma firması güçlerini Boeing’e karşı birleştirmeyi tartışıyor. Birleşik Krallık’ın havadan erken ihbar uçağı projesinde Wegdetail programı sonuca yakın görünüyor. Airbus ve Saab ise .buna karşı durmak istiyor. Birleşik Krallık dört ile altı arası Boeing Wedgetail platformunu terdarik etmeyi planlıyor. Airbus platformu, Saab ise Erieye radarını bir araya getirerek yeni bir alternatif yaratmak istiyor. Birleşik Krallık, Boeing’in Sentry E-3D filosunu yeni bir havadan erken ihbar filosuyla değiştirmeyi tartışıyor.