- Dec 29, 2010
1. They are the compensation sfor the no-good design toward stealth.typical Chinese forum claim, an ignorant member claims something, other people just repeat the same none sense.
Are you aware there are radar blockers?
Stealth has two ways to shield the inlet duct, one in S ducts, that allow for side internal weapons bays, the other is inlet duct Radar blockers that allow for shorter, lighter and cheaper inlet ducts.
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radar blocker F-18E
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inlet duct radar blocker X-32
While the engine fan blades seem to be visible on the Boeing concept–a no-no in stealth design–Boeing program manager Frank Statkus said the blades are hidden by a blocker, which is a new approach to stealth. The X-32 meets all the Pentagon’s requirements for stealth, Statkus said.
Neither original F18 and F16 are designed for stealth capability, that's why they are testing this kind of intake. What i m surprised is that Su57 as an 5G still need such compensation after 10 yrs.
2. I wanna hear your POV that, why India quit the Su57 project after invested massively on it. If it's really has such powerful desgin and stealth capability.