This swarming horde of black stealth fighter jets is not a movie scene

We're not preparing to fight the aliens. This isn't a scene from Independence Day 2. It's just a throwback photo of 25—yes, twenty five—Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk black stealth fighter jets celebrating its 25th anniversary back in 2006. What a beautifully intimidating celebration of power it was. » 1/02/14 9:57pm 1/02/14 9:57pm

Bing Maps Has Revealed Russia's Secret Stealth Fighter Jet

Bing Maps is apparently really great at one thing: revealing top secret military information. After capturing a top secret military base, Bing has now caught a stealth Russian airplane that's been shrouded in mystery. The Bing Maps image above shows Russia's MIG Project 1.44, Russia's first attempt at building a… » 6/27/13 11:10pm 6/27/13 11:10pm

US Military Will Install Laser Turrets on Bombers and Fighter Jets

It was science fiction before, but now it's really happening, Young Skywalker: The US Navy and Air Force are going to install liquid-cooled, solid-state lasers in combat airplanes. Laser turrets designed to defend the planes by shooting incoming threats like surface-to-air missiles and rockets. Seriously. The above is… » 1/24/13 2:20pm 1/24/13 2:20pm

Google's Very Own Fighter Jet Taking To The California Skies

The Mountain View Voice has sleuthed something interesting » 10/24/08 10:00am 10/24/08 10:00am in Google Land (which the Times's also picked up on)-H211 LLC, the company controlled by the G's execs that operates Larry, Sergey and the rest of the Googlers' private jets, has recently acquired a fighter jet. A Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet, to be exact-a…

F-117 Stealth Fighter + Caterpillar Crusher = Pile of Sadness

The last F-117 stealth fighter was retired a few months ago. Most of the fleet is now stationed in a special retirement village all its own at the Tonopah Test Range in Nevada, where they await their fate. This fate. Hopefully, for humanitarian reasons, the first Nighthawk to the slaughter seen here was done privately, … » 9/19/08 11:15am 9/19/08 11:15am

Mecha Musume Combines Hentai With Transportation For Your Pleasure

If masturbating to jet planes or the Titanic seems a little too weird for you, Joel over at BB Gadgets sheds some light on the Mecha Musume genre, which combines hentai girls with modes of transportation to form one weird-looking pin-up picture. By modes of transportation, we're talking fighter jets, big boats, cars,… » 9/18/07 7:45pm 9/18/07 7:45pm

Fighter Jet Software Automatically Pilots Jets to Safety, Steals…

A new software suite called Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System installed in fighter jets is designed to prevent them from crashing straight into the ground. How? By taking over when it detects that the plane is going to fly straight into the ground, usually when the pilot's unconscious. The system can avoid… » 8/06/07 3:30pm 8/06/07 3:30pm