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Originally posted by longbow
Originally posted by paperplane_uk
...yes ground penetrating radar has been around for a while, but till now had to be in contact with the ground to work ...
Are you sure? I heard B-2 Spirit has radar with underground maping capability too (against soviet nuclear silos and other critical underground targets).
[edit on 12-4-2005 by longbow]
Originally posted by Badger
... perhaps someone could explain to me why you would spend billions producing a plane that is ridiculously difficult to spot on radar, only to stick a sodding great ground penetrating radar in it and light it up like a xmas tree for every man and his dog to have a shot at? I've know idea if it's true or not, but it sounds a little strange to me.