Civilian facade for Weapon Delivery

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Civilian facade for Weapon Delivery

Post by diff_edge » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:53 pm

Below is the picture of Virgin Orbit aircraft mated with a rocket for space flight. But, if a civilian jet can launch a rocket powered vehicle, it can very well launch an air-launched missile for surface targets. What do you guys think of the possibilities of something like this? This could give off a radar signature of a civilian flight, fly in a civilian route, and yet launch a missile in to enemy territory.
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Re: Civilian facade for Weapon Delivery

Post by Sam » Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:00 am

That's quite true. Lot of possibilities in the future for a system like this.
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Re: Civilian facade for Weapon Delivery

Post by diff_edge » Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:30 am

The same goes for SIGINT platforms. The P-8 Poseidon is based on the Boeing 737 airframe. A modified Boeing 737 donning civilian colours could easily be used for SIGINT collection near international borders.
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