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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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Belgian Navy Days 2018: NLMS Tromp, NH90NFH, Camcopter, Pluvier, ORP Kormoran






The 36th Belgian Navy Days were held at the Zeebrugge naval base on June 30th and July 1st 2018. For two days visitors could board several vessels from the Belgian Navy fleet and other European navies vessels. Navy Recognition covered the event. In this video: - NLMS Tromp (F803) De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate of the Royal Netherlands Navy - NH90 NFH of the Royal Netherlands Navy - Schiebel Camcopter VTOL UAS tests by the Belgian Navy - FS Pluvier (P678) Flamant-class patrol vessel of the French Navy - ORP Kormoran Mine Countermeasure Vessel of the Polish Navy 



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