Category Archives: AIRCRAFTZ

( (( PAVE PAWS )) )

PAVE is an Air Force program name relating to electronic systems, while PAWS stands for Phased Array Warning System.[1]PAVE has also been defined as an acronym for Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry, but that is likely a backronym created to explain the program name.[citation needed] The radar, developed by Raytheon, is used primarily to detect and track sea-launched (SLBM) and intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). -


A product of the Skunk Works and a development of the Have Blue technology demonstrator, it became the first operational aircraft initially designed around stealth technology. In 1964, Pyotr Ya. Ufimtsev, a Soviet/Russian mathematician, published a seminal paper, “Method of Edge Waves in the Physical Theory of Diffraction”, in the Journal of the Moscow Institute […]


The Bird of Prey was a black project aircraft, intended to demonstrate stealth technology. It was developed by McDonnell Douglas and Boeing in the 1990s.[1] Development of the Bird of Prey began in 1992 by McDonnell Douglas‘s Phantom Works division for special projects. The aircraft’s name is a reference to the Klingon Bird of Prey […]