Monday, September 19, 2016

A Recent F-35 Test Has Proved That A Target Can Be Shot Down By Combining The F-35's Sensors And A Missile Defense Site

Demonstration shows capability to extend the battlefront using Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter Air (NIFC-CA). Lockheed Martin

Business Insider: The F-35 just proved it can take Russian or Chinese airspace without firing a shot

An F-35B just carried out a remarkable test where its sensors spotted an airborne target, sent the data to an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense site, and had the land-based outpost fire a missile to defeat the target — thereby destroying an airborne adversary without firing a single shot of its own.

This development simultaneously vindicates two of the US military's most important developments: The F-35 and the Naval Integrated Fire Control Counterair Network (NIFC-CA).

Essentially, the NIFC-CA revolutionizes naval targeting systems by combining data from a huge variety of sensors to generate targeting data that could be used to defeat incoming threats.

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WNU Editor: I guess this explains why there are millions of lines of computer code for the F-35. The program necessary to coordinate all of this activity mush be huge.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Combined arms.