It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
originally posted by: Barnalby
a reply to: Sammamishman
Am I wrong for reading "power plant efficiency/thrust ratings" as "Obscene thrust/weight ratios and the return of sustained Mach 2.5+ flight"?
originally posted by: BASSPLYR
ok all kidding aside. what would China need a stealth bomber for?
other than keeping up with the Jones I don't see why they would need a strategic bomber unless they are hoping to bomb their neighbors.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Borys
Northrop just received a $4B 5 year contract for Global Hawk upkeep and modernization, as well as $5.9B in total sales in the 2nd Quarter of this year. They don't have any huge contracts, on the order of the bomber, but they have a lot of smaller contracts that will keep them viable until the 6th Gen fighter competition.
2015 Press Releases