US Stealth Fighter Jet can’t evade Russian radar. Go Russia.
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (file photo)
Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:28PM GMT
“The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter… is not, in fact, stealthy in the eyes of a growing number of Russian and Chinese radars,” the Aviation Week said. It said the jet, which the Pentagon hopes would be stealthy, is “having all sorts of shortcomings.” The report said the jet is not even effective in “jamming enemy radar”, adding the US Defense Department is spending “hundreds of billions of dollars” for a “fighter that will need the help of specialized jamming aircraft.” It said the F-35 is even “susceptible to detection by radars operating in the VHF bands of the spectrum.”…
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