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originally posted by: ukmicky1980
This article mentions that it was worked on from 1994 to 1998, 24 years ago!
I guess pilotless figher/bomber jets is the natural next step, the jets could make manoeuvers that with a pilot on board would be dangerous.
knowing our inept government though, theyll spend 90% of the budget, then cancel the program in a defence review...
originally posted by: Kurokage
This is starting to look like it could be a good party to be at??
What’s more, any observer would have noted that in recent years all new combat aircraft have looked very similar. “There are only so many ways you can design an aeroplane in a wind tunnel which has both stealth and basic kinematics built in,” Bagwell said.
originally posted by: Blackfinger
Is there anywhere in the Uk that does large scale airframe manufacturing anymore?Building scale demonstrators or UAV,s are one thing but building a large fighter is something the Uk hasnt done in a long time.Lot of good ideas though and knowing BAE they will pull it off.
With brexit, you need bigger guns to survive the new world. This is logic.
originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
a reply to: stratsys-sws
Am just saying the billions that they are going to be spend on this could be put to better use.
In my humble opinion it would suit us better to invest this cash in our collapsing public services.
Trident renewal, new aircraft carriers and now this.....
How about we build some new hospitals, prisons, schools then start looking to build weapons of war.