Russia’s 5th-gen Su-57 stealth fighter will have AI combat mode – report

Russia’s newest supersonic stealth fighter jet, the Su-57, will have a “fully automatic” mode during combat, according to reports. The multi-purpose fifth-generation warplane is scheduled to officially join the military next year. The jet’s control and target acquisition systems will have a “fully automatic combat regime,” a source within the aviation industry told RIA Novosti […]

Never Stop Sneakin’ is a brilliant send-up of ’90s stealth games

Enlarge / Hummingbird is just one of many unlockable, playable characters. (credit: Humble Hearts) Nostalgia is a tricky thing. We all feel it at one time or another, and it often seems nothing gets butts in the proverbial seats as reliably as the promise of remembering everything as it was, when you didn’t know any […]

Northrop Grumman is trying to squeeze Lockheed Martin out of Japan’s F-3 stealth fighter program

Reuters Northrop Grumman Corp is eyeing a Japanese jet fighter project that could pit it against Lockheed Martin Corp, three sources said, and has already held preliminary talks with Japanese defense industry officials. Northrop Grumman has provided Japan with a menu of technologies it could contribute to the next-generation F-3 fighter project, but not yet made any […]

A US stealth bomber just tested a brand new nuclear gravity bomb

US Air Force An Air Force B-2 stealth bomber just completed the first test drop of an advanced nuclear gravity bomb. The B-61-12 gravity bomb can penetrate three meters of earth before detonating and dial up a nuclear yield of between 0.3 kilotons and 50 kilotons of devastating power. The system has already been already tested on several other delivery platforms, […]

‘Qualification flight’: Pentagon test-drops upgraded nuke from B-2 stealth bomber over Nevada

The US Air Force has tested the B61-12 nuclear bomb by dropping a dud from a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber over Nevada, as part of an ambitious project to extend the service life of the bomb, introduced in 1968, by another 20 years. “The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) and the US […]

‘Objects In Space’ Lets Players Customize Their Starship For Trade, Stealth, Or Piracy

Objects in Space gives you your own starship and a galaxy to explore, picking up trade jobs, hiding from organized criminals, dodging shifty governments, or robbing shady captains as you see fit. Just take some time to tweak your ship’s build depending on what you want to do, though, as not all ships are created […]

‘A Dog Named Dave Stuck On A Rave’ Mixes Stealth, Rhythm, & Animals

You know you stepped into the wrong place when you’re a dog at an all-cat rave. Navigate the cat-populated dancefloor in hopes of stopping Catastrophe Cate and her evil plans. You can show off your dance moves while dodging the over-sized henchmen, or focus on collecting some delicious bones for your stash. Either way, you’ll […]

Stealth On Steroids With Never Stop Sneakin’

The dastardly Amadeus Guildenstern traveled through time and kidnapped all the presidents! Even the bad ones! It’s up to you, a super sneaky secret agent from the Department of Sneakin’, to stop his devious plans of world domination and rescue the presidents. Never Stop Sneakin’ is the latest release from Dean Dodrill (of Dust: An […]

Japan deploys first of 10 US-made stealth fighter jets

Japan has commissioned the first of its new F-35A stealth fighter jets at a military base in the north of the country amid ongoing regional tension over North Korea’s missile testing. READ MORE: American provocateur: Why North Korea is going ballistic over missiles The Air Self Defence Force (ASDF) plans to add another nine of […]

Stealth turns 40: Looking back at the first flight of Have Blue

Enlarge / One of the two Have Blue prototypes sits in a hangar at Lockheed’s Skunk Works in Burbank, California in this 1978 photo. The aircraft was the first real “stealth” aircraft, designed to have a radar cross section the size of “an eagle’s eyeball”. (credit: Lockheed Martin) On December 1, 1977, a truly strange […]