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  • Election Integrity’s Biggest Threat: Big Tech Why Republicans Cannot Win; Monitor Tech Manipulations, Make Findings Public

    05/01/2023 1:58:26 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 18 replies
    PatriotandLiberty ^ | 4/30/23 | Robert Epstein
    If I could show you some of the data that we collected, you would be astounded.There is a lot more that we can find. The bottom line on this is going to be that the types of monitoring systems that we have been developing since 2016, I am pretty sure at this point that they need to be permanent, large scale, and operating in all 50 states to protect our free-and-fair elections from interference by tech companies, which can flip elections any and all ways they please without anyone knowing.Tech will always be far ahead of laws and regulations, but...
  • Trump tweeted highly classified satellite photo in 2019

    11/19/2022 7:40:30 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 76 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/11/22 | Elad Benari
    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on Friday formally declassified an image then-US President Donald Trump tweeted in 2019 of a highly classified satellite photograph depicting the site of a failed Iranian rocket launch. NPR reported that the NGA declassified the image after a “grueling Pentagon-wide review to determine whether the briefing slide it came from could be shared with the public” in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from the radio network. Many details on the original image remain redacted – a clear sign that Trump was sharing some of the US government's most prized intelligence on social media,...
  • China Building ‘NGAD’ Sixth-Generation Fighter

    11/10/2022 7:13:36 AM PST · by whyilovetexas111 · 12 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 11/09/2022 | Brent M. Eastwood
    We have extensively discussed China’s fifth-generation fighter – the J-20 Mighty Dragon, which is now based at all regional theater commands in China to deploy in times of war quickly. It has radar-evading characteristics allowing it to join the exclusive club of stealth fighters to challenge F-22s and F-35s. China seems to be pumping out more J-20 models each month. Now Beijing’s air force is raising the stakes with its sixth-generation fighter on display at the Zhuhai Airshow. This is again to match the planned American Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) fighter. When it looks like the United States Air Force...
  • CDC Warns Of New 'Stealth' COVID Variant Where You Test Negative And Get No Symptoms

    09/07/2022 8:09:35 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 37 replies
    BabylonBee.com ^ | 9-5-2022 | Staff
    ATLANTA, GA — CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky held a press conference to warn the public about a deadly new "stealth" COVID-19 variant that causes negative test results and causes no symptoms. "This deadly variant has bypassed our most sophisticated tests by ingeniously becoming harmless to the human body," said Director Walensky, "It is estimated that eight billion people have caught this variant. We must prevent it from spreading further by closing schools and locking up kindergarten children." The CDC director's guidance to close schools and stem the tide of this "stealth" variant is backed by data that has been...
  • Russia’s Su-75 Won’t Ever Beat The F-35 (And May Never Fly)

    08/30/2022 10:40:50 AM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 22 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 8/30/2022 | Peter Suciu
    Will the Su-75 “Checkmate” Reach Serial Production? – Earlier this month, it was reported that Russia’s highly-touted Su-75 “Checkmate” won’t make its maiden flight until at least some time in 2024 at the very earliest. However, the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) – a division of the state-owned military-tech conglomerate Rostec – also announced that it would build four prototypes of the lightweight single-engine fighter in the coming months, with a goal to launch Checkmate serial production just three years later. “We use advanced super-computer technologies in the Checkmate project, which enables us to cut substantially the timeframe of building the...
  • China’s H-20 Bomber: A Mix Of The B-2 And B-21 Raider Stealth Bombers?

    08/28/2022 8:04:24 AM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 20 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 8/27/2022 | Christian Orr
    The H-20 Stealth Bomber: An Ominous Sign of Chinese Airpower Projection? – As if it weren’t bad enough that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) continues to make strides with its 5th Generation Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter – and flaunts that J-20 via intimidation exercises against Taiwan — the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is evidently also making strides in the arena of next-generation strategic stealth bombers. So then, what exactly do we know about China’s prospective H-20 bomber?
  • B-21 Raider: The Stealth Bomber That Makes Russia And China All Sorts Of Nervous

    08/27/2022 3:23:21 PM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 31 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 8/27/2022 | Steve Balestrieri
    Because of the prohibitive cost of designing, developing, and fielding a strategic bomber force, only three countries field strategic bombers, able to hit continents thousands of miles away; China, Russia, and the United States. And the B-21 Raider stealth bomber is set to provide the U.S. Air Force with 100 bombers for at least the next 30 years. The B-21 Raider gets its name honoring the Doolittle Raiders, U.S. Army Air Force men during World War II. Just months after the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor and the U.S. suffering defeat after defeat in the Pacific theater, President Roosevelt ordered...
  • YF-23: The Best Stealth Fighter The Air Force Said ‘No’ To

    08/25/2022 3:45:57 PM PDT · by whyilovetexas111 · 26 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 8/25/2022 | Peter Suciu
    The late, great Sean Connery offered several classic “one-liners” in his lengthy career, and among the best was in 1996’s The Rock, when as a former MI-6 operative, he states bluntly, “Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home and f*ck the prom queen.” The YF-23 Story Lockheed Martin’s F-22 Raptor can be seen as the winner in this case, and while it never had such relations with a prom queen, it has earned a reputation as the most capable air superiority fighter ever to fly. The “loser” was the Northrop-McDonnell Douglas YF-23, an experimental aircraft that competed in...
  • China is sending its most advanced fighter jet to patrol disputed East and South China Seas

    04/15/2022 4:08:45 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 8 replies
    cnn via msn ^ | 4/15/2022 | By Jessie Yeung and Brad Lendon
    hina has begun sending its most advanced fighter aircraft, the J-20, to patrol the East and South China Seas, Chinese state media has reported. Early versions of the J-20 stealth jet used Russian engines -- but those have since been replaced with domestically-produced twin engines. The jets were first shown to the public with the new Chinese engines last year at Airshow China. The deployment is intended to "better safeguard China's airspace security and maritime interests," state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Wednesday, citing military experts. Ren Yukun, a spokesperson for the J-20's state-run manufacturer, added that it was a...
  • Mystery Unidentified Aerial Vehicle Photographed In Daylight Flying Over The Philippines As Local Air Force Issues ‘scramble Order’ But Cannot Catch

    09/04/2021 11:31:53 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 43 replies
    nteb ^ | 9/4/21 | Geoffrey Grider
    We have had a lot of talk this year about UFOs, with sightings popping up all over the place, so much so that the United States created a task force to deal with it all. What was spotted today flying over the Philippines certainly could be a UFO from beyond earth, but it’s just as likely to be a trial run of a super-secret and very powerful stealth plane of the United States, Russia or China. Watching Joe Biden handle the Afghanistan situation is no doubt emboldening our enemies to a very high degree. “And he spake a parable unto...
  • Russia's New Stealth Bomber Rivals the B-2-(vid )Pak-Da

    02/01/2022 11:30:27 AM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 28 replies
    nationalinterest.org ^ | 1/26/2022 | by Caleb Larson Follow
    ere’s What You Need to Remember: When and if the PAK DA becomes operational, it would put an important arrow in Russia’s quiver—a theoretically very capable stealth bomber. Most military equipment in Russian arsenals today is legacy Soviet hardware. Russian bombers are no exception. Although some airframes in Russian inventories are quite old, they remain potent thanks to airframe, electronics and radar upgrades, along with improvements in standoff missiles and precision-guided munitions. Here are Russia’s most dangerous bombers. Tu-95 “Bear” In 1950, Andrei Tupolev was tasked with designing the Soviet Union’s new long-range heavy bomber, the Tu-95. It was to...
  • Mystery aircraft is pictured flying over the Philippines

    09/05/2021 6:07:27 PM PDT · by Redcitizen · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 09/05/2021 | Adam Manno and Ronny Reyes
    A mysterious aircraft caught flying over the Philippines could be the United State's ultra-secret new RQ-180 stealth drone, aviation experts believe.
  • Russia Unveils Stealth Fighter Jet to Compete With F-35s

    07/21/2021 12:56:43 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 21 Jul 2021
    Russia: Russia on Tuesday (Jul 20) unveiled its new Sukhoi stealth fighter jet designed to compete with the US F-35 and capable of striking six targets simultaneously. Dubbed "The Checkmate", the plane was first shown to a reportedly "pleased" President Vladimir Putin before the launch at a biennial airshow outside Moscow. Reports first surfaced that the jet was being manufactured in May last year. According to the launch video it was developed "in record time".
  • The F-35B Just Might Be The Best Stealth Fighter Ever

    01/25/2021 6:36:57 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 15 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/25/2021 | Peter Suicu
    In February 2021, the Italian Navy’s aircraft carrier Cavour will begin qualification with the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II, the short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) of the Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. The carrier recently completed its maintenance and modernization efforts required to accommodate and operate the F-35B. The carrier, the flagship of the Marina Militare (Italian Navy) will reach Naval Station Norfolk in mid-February to start the F-35B qualification, which is expected to take around six weeks. Similar in size to the conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) F-35A variant, the F-35B sacrifices about a third of the fuel volume...
  • Explained: Russia’s New Okhotnik Stealth Drone

    12/03/2020 8:42:42 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 7 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 12/3/2020 | Caleb Larson
    Russia’s Okhotnik heavy unmanned aerial vehicle recently completed flight tests, RIA Novosti, a Russian state-owned news agency recently reported. Quoting a defense sector source with knowledge of the flight trials, RIA reported that, “from the strip of the military airfield of the Center for Combat Training and Combat Use of the Russian Aerospace Forces at the Ashuluk training ground, several flights of the Okhotnik were performed with functional simulators of guided air-to-air missiles. Such missiles in the combat version are designed to destroy other aircraft.” The source also explained that the simulated missiles “have a casing and all electronic components...
  • No new trial for China-born engineer in defense export conspiracy (Chi Mak faces up to 45 years)

    01/07/2008 6:20:04 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 99+ views
    A federal judge denied a motion Monday for a new trial in the case of a Chinese-born engineer convicted of conspiring to export U.S. defense technology to China. U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney rejected Chi Mak's motion after a hearing that included testimony from several defense witnesses. Carney set Mak's sentencing for March 24. Mak could face up to 45 years in prison. Mak, 67, was convicted last May of conspiring to export U.S. defense technology to China, including data on an electronic propulsion system that prosecutors said could make submarines virtually undetectable. A jury also found him guilty of...
  • This Unidentified Plane Flew Over California. The Air Force Won't Admit It Exists. ... It looks a lot like a stealthy bomber, but that's not what it is.

    11/06/2020 8:36:37 AM PST · by Red Badger · 20 replies
    https://www.popularmechanics.com ^ | Nov 4, 2020 | By Kyle Mizokami
    ========================================================================== A photograph appears to show a plane flying over Edwards Air Force base that's unlike any aircraft publicly acknowledged by the U.S. Air Force. The aircraft appears similar to the RQ-180, a high-altitude spy drone. The RQ-180’s existence has never been confirmed by the U.S. Air Force. ======================================================================== The image (above) depicts a flying wing-shaped aircraft leaving a contrail in its wake. An observer reportedly took the photo while the aircraft was over the Military Operating Area at Edwards Air Force Base in California. According to Aviation Week & Space Technology, the aircraft “was flying in a racetrack pattern...
  • Watch the US Navy stealth destroyer Zumwalt successfully fire off a missile for the first time

    10/24/2020 8:49:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/24/2020 | David Larter
    The US Navy destroyer USS Zumwalt fired a missile for the first time during a recent weapons test, the Navy announced Monday. The Zumwalt, a first-in-class stealth destroyer, test-fired an SM-2 missile from the ship's launcher last Tuesday at the Naval Air Weapons Center Weapons Division Sea Test Range in Point Mugu, California. The Zumwalt was commissioned in 2016, but it was not delivered to the Navy with a functional combat system until earlier this year. While the Zumwalt program has faced a number of significant setbacks, including cost overruns and major delays, a big issue was the ship's main...
  • Culmination of an 18-Month Effort Will Spur Stronger U.S. Drone Industrial Base For Future Innovation

    The Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), a Department of Defense (DOD) organization that accelerates commercial technology for national defense, announced the availability of five U.S.-manufactured drone configurations to provide trusted, secure small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) options to the U.S. Government. The announcement is the culmination of an 18-month effort with DIU’s initial work supporting the U.S. Army’s Short Range Reconnaissance (SRR) program of record for sUAS. The SRR program is developing an inexpensive, rucksack-portable, vertical take-off and landing small unmanned aircraft that provides the small unit with a rapidly-deployed situational awareness tool. Small drones have been widely available in consumer...
  • US F-22 stealth fighters intercepted Russian bombers that came 'within 20 nautical miles' of Alaska

    06/10/2020 8:17:16 PM PDT · by Signalman · 21 replies
    msn news ^ | 6/10/2020 | Ryan Pickrell
    US F-22 Raptors were sent out to intercept Russian bombers near Alaska on Wednesday morning, North American Aerospace Defense Command said. The US fighters were supported by KC-135 Stratotankers and E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System planes. The NORAD force intercepted two Russian aircraft formations consisting of bombers, fighters, and early warning aircraft in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone. One group came "within 20 nautical miles of Alaskan shores," NORAD said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. US Air Force fighters backed by support aircraft intercepted two pairs of Russian bombers in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone...