Dan Katz

Dan Katz
Articles
J-20 At Zhuhai Shows Unstealthy Features  17
A J-20 that performed at Zhuhai may have been a production aircraft, but it also had ill-fitting panels and other features that did not look very stealthy.
A Closer Look at Stealth, Part 3: Radar-Absorbent Material  10
A look at the material approaches to reducing radar cross-section, in this third installment of Aviation Week’s State of Stealth series.
The 'Magic' Behind Radar-Absorbing Materials For Stealthy Aircraft  7
From the SR-71’s “pie panels” to the B-2’s silver coatings and the F-35’s “magic” layer, an up-close look at stealth technology’s materials.
A Closer Look At Stealth  36
We illustrate the fundamentals of stealth technology and highlight some key features of the F-117, B-2, F-22 and F-35, and some of the threat systems these aircraft face.
Physics And Progress Of Low-Frequency Counterstealth Technology  9
Radars operating at lower frequencies is the most common approach to overcoming stealth technology. Why do they work and what are their limitations?
U.S. Fifth-Generation Fighters: F-22 Vs. F-35
The F-22 is considered superior to the F-35 in certain capabilities relevant to the counter-air and destruction of enemy air defenses missions, but it costs twice as much to procure and twice as much to operate.
Measuring Stealth Technology's Performance  89
The first article in a series, this is a primer on stealth technology, review of the radar cross-sections of fighter aircraft and analysis of how the differences affect detection ranges against state-of-the-art threat radars.
Comparing F-22, F-35 Cost And Capability  51
Some U.S. politicians are calling for restarting the F-22 line, citing its superiority to the F-35. We weigh the pros and cons of each aircraft.
Defense Market Intelligence Notes 
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Kruk Helicopter 
View the Requirements Dossier: Kruk Helicopter chart in PDF format.
Explainer: The U.S. Army’s Air Defense Forces  5
How the U.S. Army contends with threats from ballistic missiles to homemade rockets and everything in between.
Defense Market Intelligence Notes 
The Northrop Grumman-led team chosen last year to provide the U.S. Air Force’s first Long-range Strike Bombers ...
Program Dossier: B-21 
The B-21 Long Range Strike - Bomber (LRS-B) is a U.S. bomber under development.
Defense Market Intelligence Notes — 1/11/2016 to 2/12/2016 
The U.S. Air Force awarded two rocket propulsion system development contracts to Orbital ATK and SpaceX as part of its plan to develop a ...
Requirements Dossier - LCA 
The Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) is an Indian light, multi-role fighter under development by ...
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