posted on Jul, 9 2014 @ 03:48 PM
"Selex asserts that its IRST technology—also used on Typhoon—has detected and tracked stealth aircraft and can do so at tactically useful ranges.
The Raven radar will be the first operational AESA to use a “repositioner”—a rotating mount for the canted array, which provides a wider field
of regard than a fixed AESA. The jamming system—which is regarded as a major technological advance and will not be fully installed before
2023—will be able to generate high-powered, agile jamming beams over a wide spectrum. (…..)"
Gripen E costs around $5000 per hour (less than the F16 cost of around $7500 per hour). And then we have JSF at $32000 per hour.
Back to shooting down a JSF from the rear, My understanding of the JSF exhaust system, was that to reduce cost it does not contain infrared as well as
And with the Selex technology, what good is the JSF?
edit on 9-7-2014 by Matt1951 because: (no reason given)
edit on 9-7-2014
by Matt1951 because: (no reason given)