Drone of the Day: Blackjack

The Blackjack (RQ-21A) was deployed last year. For the Navy and Marine Corps, it fulfills a requirement for a small tactical unmanned aircraft system (STUAS) to follow-on to the ScanEagle. And it is the first military drone that is open architecture, that is, based upon a non-proprietary operating system, allowing it… » 7/25/15 11:15am 7/25/15 11:15am

Russia Can't Afford To Buy Its New Super Weapons

Russia may be coming to the realization that developing a high-tech weapon system is not the same as fielding it en masse, or even in relatively limited numbers. This appears to be the case for both the T-14 “Armata” tank, the T-50 5th generation fighter, and signs are possibly the PAK-DA next generation bomber.… » 7/17/15 11:59am 7/17/15 11:59am

Ford And Roush Sued Over Mustang BlackJack

Drew Connor has filed a class action lawsuit against Ford Motor Company and Roush Performance, claiming the companies defrauded buyers by building more Ford Mustang BlackJacks than originally advertised. Remember the Ford Mustang BlackJack? No? We didn't either. As one of the million or so Mustang variants, we had to… » 8/05/08 10:00am 8/05/08 10:00am