Great F-35 article as I get ready for this weekend’s Rhode Island Air Show.
Retired Marine Major Dan Flatley tells Business Insider that despite advances in Russian and Chinese technologies for spotting America’s stealth planes, it’s about more than just “seeing” them. It’s all about the kill chain.
“Adversaries have to build a kill chain,” said Flatley, a former F-35 pilot. Just because a radar can find an object — and Russian VHF radars can spot F-35s — doesn’t mean it can fix, track, target, and consummate that kill chain with a missile hit, he said.
Read more here.