The Russians have tested a new air-delivered bomb that betters the explosive power of USAF’s massive ordnance air blast weapon. (The acronym MOAB also stands for its popular name, the mother of all bombs.) Associated Press reports that the Russian bomb is “four times more powerful” than the MOAB. Back to the old one-up game
The F-35 Joint Program Office has officially announced plans to issue multiple sole-source contracts to Pratt & Whitney to upgrade the fighter’s F135 engine—a widely expected move after Pentagon officials indicated they would do so earlier this year instead of developing an entirely new engine.