Watch This B-2's Refueling Receptacle Disappear Before Your Very Eyes!

Our good friend David Cenciotti posted a very cool USAF video showing a B-2 Spirit being refueled high over Montana. Watching the flying wing's control surfaces working to keep it stabilized below the KC-135 is always amazing, but the real payoff comes at the end when we see the jet's revolving refueling receptacle… » 3/11/15 11:41pm 3/11/15 11:41pm

Why Is The 'Retired' F-117 Nighthawk Still Flying?

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 6:04pm 3/01/14 6:04pm

Florida TV Station Freaks Out About Stealth Fighter-Looking Military…

Although there are plenty of things to occupy people's attention in Central Florida, a WESH TV reporter noticed a strange-looking boat cruising up the Intracoastal Waterway the other day. » 9/14/12 1:30pm 9/14/12 1:30pm

How Lockheed's Skunk Works Got Into The Stealth Fighter Business

How do you hide an airplane behind a bird? Very skillfully. Lt. Col. William B. O'Connor (ret.) flew the F-117 Nighthawk during the Bosnia Conflict, and in Stealth Fighter, he explains the history, operation, and soul America's most advanced stealth jet. » 4/18/12 7:30am 4/18/12 7:30am

Europe's First Stealth Drone Looks Like An Angry Cylon

Europe's collaborative nEUROn drone may be late to the invisible death from above party, but it sure is compensating with some scary looks. Check out the Cylon mug on this puppy as it greets the world for the first time. » 1/20/12 7:30pm 1/20/12 7:30pm

Grounded! Stealth Fighter Fleet KO’d by Oxygen Woes

The U.S. Air Force's fleet of radar-evading F-22 Raptor fighters has been grounded until "further notice." It's the latest blow to the reputation of the world's most expensive, and allegedly most fearsome, dogfighter. » 5/06/11 9:20am 5/06/11 9:20am

Meet Taranis, The Semi-Autonomous Stealth Unmanned Aircraft

BAE Systems today unveiled Taranis, an advanced stealth unmanned aircraft that can carry its deadly payload deep into enemy territory without a pilot. It can also think for itself. It's part awesome, part Cylon Raider » 7/12/10 2:30pm 7/12/10 2:30pm

Spyder-pig, Spyder-pig... for $23,500!

With their compound eyes, multiple legs and silk-weaving antics, arachnids are pretty complex creatures. Now Nice Price or Crack Pipe wonders if an equally complicated Mitsubishi Spyder can lure you into its web. » 1/21/10 7:00am 1/21/10 7:00am

F-35B Lightning II Plans To Take Stealth Vertical

The first Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter arrived Sunday at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., where it will conduct its first hovers and vertical landings. » 11/18/09 9:30am 11/18/09 9:30am

F-22A Raptor Crashes In Cali, Takes $150 Million With It

During a training mission yesterday, an Air Force F-22A Raptor crashed on its way back to Edwards Air Force Base in the California desert, unfortunately taking the life of the pilot with it. » 3/26/09 8:30am 3/26/09 8:30am

The Stealth Trike Is A GSX-R1000-Powered Hoonmobile

Remember when we asked if flat black was dead? Well, even if you had said no, the recommendation should be ignored for the Stealth Trike. A creation of Lehigh Valley Choppers, the three wheeler has got all the goods for a seriously fun time. Built around the meaty power of a Suzuki GSX-R1000 engine, the trike sports… » 5/05/08 9:40am 5/05/08 9:40am