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VIDEO: YF-23 reborn as Romanian, rocket-powered, sea-based, space launcher

I’m not making this up. The ARCA — Romania’s answer to Scaled Composites’ suborbital spacecraft ambitions — today unveiled the wildest idea I’ve seen all year in aerospace. Take the tail and wing planform of the Northrop YF-23, attach a MiG-29-ish nose, install a rocket engine and — are you kidding me? — sea floats, […]

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PAK-FA: IDA’s unclassified analysis now online

UPDATE 2: Steeljaw Scribe has removed the brief from Scribd. As the brief is now firmly in the public domain, with probably dozens — if not hundreds — of downloads, I’m reposting my own copy here using Apture’s embed tool. (Be patient if it takes a minute or two to upload the first time.)UPDATE: Markov […]

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