[FoRK] "Two faces of the Tea Party"

Bill Kearney wkearney99 at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 27 14:33:04 PDT 2010


> The F-22 is designed to fight in high-g, high speed environments.  Have
> you thought through what you are writing?  There is no such thing as a
> stealthy bomb shroud and especially in excess of 1000 kts or pulling 6
> g's. The majority of the stealth in F-22 is radar absorbing materials and
> odd angles when mechanically available.  A 200 - 1000 bomb CANNOT BE MADE
> STEALTHY unless carried internally.  It has the radar reflection of a
> battleship because it is made out of iron/steel which really likes to
> bounce electromagnetic waves.  Cellulose bombs are worthless in
> anti-armor/bunker usages.

No assault is handled by one trip.  No doubt various sorties will be made to 
handle various threats in ways that aid deploying additional forces.  As in, 
stealth in to defeat 3C, making it less problematic to have an increased 
radar signature.  The upside being not having to keep multiple types of 
aircraft at the ready, instead utilizing one in multiple roles.

It's a bit ridiculous seeing you armchair generals might fantasize all 
manner of scenarios that support your pointless arguing.  Give it a rest.

-Bill Kearney 



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