..if anything gets inside the CIWS, I doubt chaff and flares is gonna help a whole lot...
posted on 10/06/2012 2:32:01 PM PDT
(...always bring bigger guns to a gun fight...)
Never hurts to use everything at your disposal...depending on how the missile is guided, chaff or flares are worth a shot, when you consider the cost. Cheap as hell, maybe only 30% effective, but...never hurts to try!
posted on 10/06/2012 2:41:48 PM PDT
("It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong." Voltaire)
To: rlmorel; telstar12.5
...the Japanese versions of the Arleigh Burke class ... were built to a maritime standard to save money, so they might be more susceptible to battle damage.
...if anything gets inside the CIWS, I doubt chaff and flares is gonna help a whole lot...
"Maritime" standard is without the "extras" that those giant flat phased arrays can deploy, in addition to radar.
It's very hard to get inside the CIWS of scalar weapons... LOL!
posted on 10/06/2012 3:24:40 PM PDT
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