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Comment Re:Stealth (Score 1) 117

The problem with stealth aircraft isn't finding a missile that can hit them. It's getting a reliable, targetable lock on them. You can detect stealth aircraft with low frequency radar, but you get a very poor quality return. Low frequency doesn't just make stealth aircraft more visible, it makes *everything* in the atmosphere more visible, including water vapour.

You may need a visual or multispectral lock. Until the terminal phase, command guidance might be necessary. Not sure about all-weather use, though. High frequency radar from very a short distance?

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