Tech From Stealth Warplanes Make Wind Turbines Invisible to Radar

From afar, wind turbines look like small toys spinning lazily in the wind. But get up close, and you realize what huge structures they really are: hundreds of feet tall, blade tips slicing through the air at over 100 mph. And these wind turbines can really scramble airport and weather radars. To solve the problem,… » 9/08/14 7:40pm 9/08/14 7:40pm

So What Were Those Secret Flying Wing Aircraft Spotted Over Texas?

So what exactly were those mysterious "flying Doritos" booking it high over the Texas Panhandle, and more recently, Wichita, Kansas? Nobody may be able, or willing, to give you a definitive answer, but Foxtrot Alpha is here to lay out all of the possibilities of what's almost certainly one of the military's big… » 4/25/14 12:00pm 4/25/14 12:00pm

Lockheed's Senior Peg: The Forgotten Stealth Bomber

Perhaps because it was built in secret and designed to be invisible, the stealth bomber is unforgettable the moment you see it. What few remember, though, is that the iconic silhouette almost looked like this. Here's the story of how Senior Peg came to be, why we didn't get it, and why we might want it back. » 3/01/14 5:57pm 3/01/14 5:57pm

Revealed: Pentagon's new superspy plane hiding in secret Area 51 hangar

This is the RQ-180, the Pentagon's new super-spy plane, which has been secretly developed for years. Unlike Lockheed Martin's SR-72 Son of Blackbird, Aviation Week & Space Technology reports that this stealth beast is already flying across the restricted airspace over Area 51. This seems to be its home at the… » 12/06/13 1:18pm 12/06/13 1:18pm

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

Stealth Hoodie: For When the Predators Finally Reach Our Planet

With security cameras on every corner and surveillance drones soaring overhead, designer Adam Harvey decided that average citizens needed an easy to way to protect their identity and privacy. So he created a line of "Stealth Wear" clothing including a metalized hoodie that hides the wearer from thermal imaging… » 1/16/13 4:00pm 1/16/13 4:00pm