U.S. Air Force requested information about the ability of the creation of a digital system for the exchange of information between fighters fourth and fifth generation. It is reported by Flightglobal citing Pentagon.
According to the newspaper, the South American Air Force need a system capable of real-time to inform the fighters of different generations on the tactical and operational situation. In addition, the system will improve the accuracy and efficiency of the fire, help save ammo and will allow to avoid accidental attacks on friendly forces.
Use the system is planned, namely, 2-American fighters 5th generation — F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II. In addition, the U.S. Air Force fighters are fourth-generation F-15 Eagle and F-16 Fighting Falcon.
As noted, the brand new communications system must hold a multilevel protection in case of use in the area of electronic warfare acts of the enemy.