Sunday, February 28, 2016

How to shoot down an F-35 with an SA-2

Great.

Sure glad we dropped so much cash into that piece of junk.  Crony Capitalism is alive and well in the halls of the Pentagon.

7 comments:

Comrade Misfit said...

So. A nearly 60 year old missile is a serious threat to stealth aircraft because of signal processing techniques that are 30 years old.

Great. Just fucking great.

Borepatch said...

But on the upside, think about the guys in the Project Management Office who got their stars!

Old NFO said...

This has been a 'dirty little secret' since Bosnia... sigh...

drjim said...

When asked about the mission of the F35, Pierre Sprey said "It's mission is to funnel tax dollars to the Military Industrial Complex. Other than that, it's a terrible airplane".

FillYerHands said...

"Engineers solved the problem of directional or azimuth resolution by using phased array radar designs."

Invented by Hedy Lamarr during WWII.

Bibliotheca Servare said...

"It's Hedley!" :-P (Blazing Saddles)

Bibliotheca Servare said...

I read this...I'm still shaking my head. Is this vulnerability applicable to *all* stealth aircraft?