Subtlety, Thy Name Is Northrop Grumman

Much of the Air Force’s new long-range strike bomber program is shrouded in mystery. But that doesn’t mean the advertising about it has to be. The above image was taken at the Gaylord Hotel in National Harbor, Maryland, during this week’s Air Force Association Air & Space Conference. Northrop Grumman locked down the single biggest physical piece…

Dmitry Rogozin and the Great Twitter War of 2014

Last Thursday, Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin tweeted out a not-so-subtle jab at US President Barack Obama. We have different values and allies pic.twitter.com/aJ1312jJNx — Dmitry Rogozin (@DRogozin) July 31, 2014 It’s just the latest — if most animal-centric — shot fired on Rogozin’s english-language twitter feed, @DRogozin. (Defense News has been unable to determine why…

BREAKING: F-35 Cleared For Flight [FINAL UPDATE]

UPDATE 7/15/14 10:07 GMT — The following was a story written the morning and posted on Intercepts. It has since been moved to the main DefenseNews.com site. Additionally, this article is now out of date, as the F-35 has been declared out for the remained of the Farnborough Air Show. For the latest from the show…