For years, the venerable C-130 has been a staple of entertainment, from action movies to period pieces, first coming into service in the Korean War. Now, there may be a new replacement …
The Lockheed "Speed Agile" looks like something the X-Men would pilot, but it's currently undergoing testing in the world's largest wind tunnel, owned by the Air Force. Designed to be super flexible and capable of landing in "oh, shit, there's no runway" settings, the Speed Agile would also be able evade radar for crucial runs. The one you see here is only 23% of the real deal. Which doesn't exist yet. But if it ever does see the light of day—which is a huge if, with any military prototype—it'll be gigantic.
Reportedly, Michael Bay has already ordered seven, and begun loading explosives on them.