Tag Archives: HOBS

CHINESE AIR COMBAT UPDATE: J-20’S WACKY RAILS & TERMINATOR FLANKERS

A couple things here I want to approach. First off, as predicted here months ago (with the help of my readers) the J-20’s is going through weapons bay trials, which will inevitably lead up to some type of test launch. … Read the rest of this entry

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AIM-9X SIDEWINDER IS A NASTY LITTLE SERPENT!

Unreal, watch the last engagement, that Phantom is 90′ off the nose, pulling hard and spewing BOL IR flares and it just gets spanked…

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AIM-9X BLOCK II ON ITS WAY TO INTRODUCTION INTO THE FLEET

The Block II Super-Sidewinder is really a major upgrade to an already fantastic missile. The datalink alone will give the AIM-9X incredible cueing after launch capability, which is key in making the best use of the F-35’s Distributive Aperture System (basically 360 FLIR with … Read the rest of this entry

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F-35: IF MANEUVERABILITY IS IRRELEVANT WHY DO WE NEED A FIGHTER AT ALL?

The F-35s Distributive Aperture System (DAS) is amongst its strongest attributes. It makes sense that it could cue High-Off-Bore-Sight (HOBS) missiles to their targets via data-link,  without the launching aircraft needing to turn almost at all. In other words, at the merge, … Read the rest of this entry

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