Dan Katz

Dan Katz
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.
A Closer Look At Stealth 4
We illustrate the fundamentals of stealth technology and highlight some key features of the F-117, B-2, F-22 and F-35.
Measuring Stealth Technology's Performance  83
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  50
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 ...
Podcast: U.S. Budget – The Postgame Analysis 1
X-planes, UAVs and a Cold War footing, this year’s budget request has it all. And Aviation Week’s Graham Warwick and Aviation Week Intelligence Network’s Dan Katz analyze President Barack Obama’s last chance to make change.
Definition: The MiG-31 was the Soviet Union’s first fourth-generation fighter ...

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