“If the tanks succeed, then victory follows.” – Heinz Guderian The opinion of many people today is that tanks are obsolete, losing their survivability to modern man-portable ATGMs and precision guided munitions. What must be […]
Introduction Modern militaries have various types of vehicles for various jobs. These range from destruction of hard targets (tanks and bunkers) to convoy escort, peacekeeping and counterinsurgency. For this reason, and due to variance in […]
Light Stealth Aircraft is a proposal made by vstol jockey for the Indian Air Force; thread can be accessed here: http://indiandefence.com/threads/light-stealth-aircraft.55805/ Basic characteristis: EJ230 engine 57* sweep wing, mid-wing design -20 dBSM RCS SEAD loadout […]
Introduction While I have originally done an F-5 upgrade due to its simplicity and consequental export potential for third world countries, it was brought to my attention that F-20 does have more potential.
F-5A overview Weight: 3.667 kg empty 2.812 kg max weapons load 1.787 kg fuel 5.966 kg combat takeoff (100% fuel, 6 AIM-9) 5.072 kg combat (50% fuel, 6 AIM-9) 9.333 kg max takeoff
Introduction Similar to the F-16 upgrade proposal, this proposal will take an existing aircraft – Gripen C – and adress its greatest shortcomings with minimal redesign.
Introduction While I have proposed design of a fighter aircraft that would be superior to any existing or projected fighter aircraft in the world, USAF is unlikely to ever accept a proposal that uses so much […]