Is passive detection going to impose itself in future military engagements?

The systematic elimination of all Armenian anti-aircraft defenses by Azeri forces was a determining factor in the meteoric success achieved by the latter against battle-hardened and well-armed soldiers during the 2020 conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. To achieve this, the Baku General Staff had implemented a strategy that was both simple and highly effective. As soon as an anti-aircraft system activated its radar, it was detected and located by the electronic detection systems crisscrossing the battlefield, after which either the target was destroyed by drones or stray munitions if a war unit capable electronics…

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Is the Rafale disarmed by an F-35A within $ 80m?

In a press release, Lockheed Martin indicates that the unit price for the acquisition of the F35A will fall below the $80 million mark by 2023, in accordance with the objectives of the program. Already in 2019, by moving to a production level of 130 aircraft per year, the cost price will fall below the $80m mark, gradually allowing the commercial price of the aircraft to evolve by 2023. Therefore, the F35A will be offered at a price substantially equal to, or even higher than, the Dassault Rafale. As the French aircraft already had significant difficulties in winning against its adversary in European and international competitions, is it, therefore,…

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