USAF Struggles To Modernize Comms For Aging Fighters

Credit: The USAF wants to build an integrated airborne network that enables fifth-generation jets like the F-35 to transmit crucial information to legacy aircraft like the F-15: USAF
As fifth-generation aircraft like the F-35 begin to come online, bringing with them advanced sensors and data fusion capability, the U.S. Air Force is struggling to build a battlefield communications network that will allow fighter jets of different generations to share a common picture. The F-35...

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