Been looking at what it might be to make up a 6th gen fighter or bomber. 1. No moving Surfaces. Sound impossible? It's already being done on a X Drone. It uses bleed air or exhaust gasses. If you have a moveable control surface then Radar can pick up a signal. The B-2, F-22 and F-35 have a mode where the control surfaces barely move. 2. Flying Wing. Already being done in bombers and drones. No fuselage 3. The ability to fly supercruise. Already being done. And I imagine if they go to the conformal tanks on the F-15 and hold the fuel and weapons inside the tanks then it can probably supercruise. The F-15 can almost do it dead stock. With the followon engines that produce 22K thrust without afterburner, It might do it without conformal tanks. 4. The ability to go very high (70K or higher) and attain speeds of at least Mach 4. Already being done with the scramjet engine in the X Planes. In order to fly at the higher speeds, you will have to have altitude where the air is thinner and the control surfaces will be cooler. This isn't new. The SR-71 normally flies at about 85K and can run at Mach 3.3+. How fast is it really? If I told you I would have to kill you. Obviously, it won't run that fast at 20K since you can't change the fact that air heats up the faster you go and the lower you go. 5. Baked in Stealth skin. It's already being done on the F-35. The stealth covering on the F-22 and B-2 is painted on. It breaks down after almost each flight. The baked in skin stands the pressures of flight better. And besides, you don't have to schedule it for a special paint job. You just remove and replace the panel that is showing wear. 6. The entire skin is a detector. The F-35 comes close to this but not quite. The F-35 has the sensors in it's leading, side and trailing edges. We just take it one step further and make all the skin able to be used as detection. The F-35 only needs to blip his radar to find you. After that, he passively tracks you. The Passive Tracking has even more range this his radar unless it's another Stealth Bird with it's radar off. By utilizing the entire skin, he might be able to detect even a stealth bird at 80 miles. A Non Stealth Bird, he can detect at over 100K. 7. The ability to have the option to have a live pilot or an AI. The Live Pilot is just the Quarterback who is making suggestions to the AI birds. Can you imagine flying against your enemy thinking it has a pilot on board that limits the Gs and, all of a sudden, the bird does a 15G nose diving turn that you have absolutely no chance of matching unless you want to turn your brain into mush or stop your heart. 8. Laser Weapons. We are about 3 years away from the F-35 carrying a Laser Weapon. It just takes oodles of electric power to make it work. The 4th gen fighters can't generate that much free electric power. Even the F-22 can't. The only fighter that can is the F-35 which is designed to have that excess power. I predict 2021 will be the year it goes operation. The US and Britain have all the pieces. It just needs to be wrapped up into a new Fighter or Bomber or even Cargo/Tanker.