posted on Feb, 26 2009 @ 11:37 AM
yes Fred and thats the massive weakness of the raptor AESA - the fact it only points forwards - the side and rear mounted `nodes` are only on the
drawing board as one of the upgrades - as is the steerable forward antenna - all of which the SU-35 actually has now , and the typhoon system along
the same features of the russians is beign readied for fianl testing.
westy the AN/ALR-94 would be rather blinded by the growler - as thats the entire role of the growler in the first place.
great it knows theres jamming out there - but its 1/2 a screen of fuzzyness isn`t going to help the raptor
that or the growler can allready track the emissions from the AN/APG-77 allready.... as , well , no one knows the full capability of the latest EA-18G