Tag Archives: USAF

Mark Collins – US Navy: Carriers or Subs, with the Dragon in Mind

21 Oct

Further to these posts, RAND on War Between the Dragon and the Eagle [note links at start] War Between the Dragon and the Eagle: USN Carriers up to It? some recommendations for the USN’s futu…

Source: Mark Collins – US Navy: Carriers or Subs, with the Dragon in Mind

Mark Collins – “Boeing, Gulfstream, Bombardier Angle For USAF Special-Mission Work”

26 Sep

Further to this post and “Comments”, Bombardier Airframe for New USAF ISR Plane? Part 2 aircraft with other roles look in play for Bombardier airframes–at Aviation Week and Space …

Source: Mark Collins – “Boeing, Gulfstream, Bombardier Angle For USAF Special-Mission Work”

Mark Collins – “The Fourth Dimension: The F-35 Program, [Canadian] Defence Procurement, and the Conservative Government, 2006–2015”

15 Sep

Have a look at Vimy Paper 33 by Richard Shimooka (a long-time supporter of the Joint Strike Fighter), at the Conference of Defence Associations Institute; lots of–unattributed–inside st…

Source: Mark Collins – “The Fourth Dimension: The F-35 Program, [Canadian] Defence Procurement, and the Conservative Government, 2006–2015”

Mark Collins – Bloody Yemen Update: US Not Best Pleased with Saudis, Plus Houthis

22 Aug

Further to this post, Yemen: Saudi Tanks Hammered by Houthis other matters are not helping the Kingdom’s cause: 1) NY Times opinion piece: Saudi Arabia Kills Civilians, the U.S. Looks the Oth…

Source: Mark Collins – Bloody Yemen Update: US Not Best Pleased with Saudis, Plus Houthis

Mark Collins – RAND on War Between the Dragon and the Eagle

2 Aug

Further to these posts, Chinese Threat to US Navy/Would US Dare Attack Mainland? Making the Case For the Eagle’s Carriers vs the Dragon: NOT USAF “Officers Give New Details for F-35 in War With Chi…

Source: Mark Collins – RAND on War Between the Dragon and the Eagle

Mark Collins – New USAF ICBMs/New USAF Nuke ALCM (cruise missile)

2 Aug

Keep in mind that nuclear weapons are still very much part of American defence: 1) At Defense Industry Daily–the start of a major article: Missile Envy: Modernizing the US ICBM Force August 1…

Source: Mark Collins – New USAF ICBMs/New USAF Nuke ALCM (cruise missile)

Mark Collins – USAF “Officers Give New Details for F-35 in War With China”

4 Jul

Further to this post on the difficulties carrier-based USN F-35Cs would have in a war with China (“range, range, range” amongst other things), Making the Case For the Eagle’s Carriers v…

Source: Mark Collins – USAF “Officers Give New Details for F-35 in War With China”