Archived posts with tag ‘More Electric Aircraft’

Danger Room: New Air Force Jet Concept: Like a Prius, but with Lasers

The jet fighter of the future could fire lasers, evade radars and heat-detecting sensors, and slip software viruses into enemy computer networks. All this while flying farther and more often, and using less gas. At least that’s what Air Force chief scientist Mark Maybury envisions for the planned successor to today’s F-22 and F-35 stealth fighters.