ADVANCED SUPER HORNET showed a significant increase STEALTH FEATURES AND combat radius

ADVANCED SUPER HORNET showed a significant increase STEALTH FEATURES AND combat radius
Conducted three weeks demonstrator tests Advanced Super Hornet aircraft company «Boeing» and its partner «Northrop Grumman» showed that a fighter can perfectly meet the threats of a few decades, thanks to improvements, making it the least perceptible to radar and allows you to have a substantially increased combat radius. This is stated in the press release of «Boeing» on August 28.
 
In flight 21 in St. Louis and the Patuxent River (Maryland), which was launched on August 5 were tested conformal fuel tanks mounted container for indoor use guns, as some improvements, any of which can be installed on existing airplanes Super Hornet Block II or modern buildings.
 
Reducing the radar signature of the aircraft, including hinged container for indoor use guns, led to a 50% decrease in comparison with stealth requirements of the U.S. Navy to the options available «Super Hornet.» The tests also showed that the conformal fuel tanks increasing aircraft combat radius of 130 miles and a total difficulties is more than 700 nautical miles.

ADVANCED SUPER HORNET showed a significant increase STEALTH FEATURES AND combat radius

 

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