On August 1st, China celebrated the founding of the People's Liberation Army by allowing some high-resolution photos of the next-generation J-20 stealth fighter to leak, complete with a tasteful photoshopped-on patriotic dragon painting just below the canopy which just screams "Happy Birthday, PLA."
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
Ever since the U.S. used F-117s in 1991 to rock Baghdad, at the time one of the world's most defended cities, Soviets and other potential US adversaries have been studying up on how to counter stealth jets.
Last week, the Iranian military showcased the newest version of its Qahar F-313 stealth fighter jet for government officials and defense contractors at Meherabad Air Base, just weeks after the Iranian defense ministry announced that the fifth-generation fighter had passed operational testing and was nearing serial production.