“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 understood is that main battle… Read More ›
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 terrains as well, most if… Read More ›
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 2 BVRAAM, 2 WVRAAM, 8… Read More ›
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.