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(USAF / John Rossino)

The Science of Stealth

The most classified technology in a stealthy airplane is its skin.

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(Lockheed Martin)

The F-35 has a radar signature greater than that of the larger F-22. The production model F-35C has a deeply sculpted weapons bay and wing joint, and critics say that any aspect of the fighter other than the nose-on view has an undesirably large radar signature.

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