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Royal Air Force Typhoon escorting a Tu-95 "Bear" bomber. Credit: Ministry of Defense via Wikipedia

Why Russian Bombers Keep Skirting NATO Airspace

Why do Russian long-range bombers keep flying close to NATO airspace?  It seems that every other week there is another incident where a NATO member country scrambles its fighters in response to Russian bombers that are flying too close…

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SNC’s Dream Chaser Still Chasing the Dream

Even though Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) will not be sending astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Dream Chaser spaceplane any time soon, SNC announced that it is continuing the vehicle’s development with the help…

The Navy’s Swarming LOCUST Drones

The Navy’s Swarming LOCUST Drones

DARPA’s vision for the future of warfare calls for inexpensive drones, and lots of them. On Apr. 14 the Office of Naval Research released this video of their Low-Cost UAV Swarming Technology (LOCUST) program that is making just the…

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Southwest’s Brand New, “Bold Blue” Seats

Southwest Airlines is bringing the next generation of wider and lighter seats to commercial airline market by mid-2016. The Dallas-based airline unveiled these new “Bold Blue” seats today at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany….