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Mon Jan 27 Preamble - May 'Pigs Forever? This summary is thus based on proprietary information that was provided to the Department of Defence in and under the publicly declared confidentiality undertaking for both solicited and unsolicited proposals.
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Proprietary information was also provided to key Industry members around the same time under confidentiality agreements. The materials underpinning the 'Evolved F Option' were and remain proprietary. Summary material released into the public domain did not and does not constitute release of the 'Evolved F Option' papers as public documents.
Many of those who were recipients of the various proposals that make up the 'Evolved F Option' remain in the Department and are therefore bound by the Department's policy with respect to the use of proprietary information, including attribution of the origins and ownership of such information.
Readers might observe that virtually all of the predictions in this paper concerning the region and developments in the fighter market, predictions which predate the JSF decision by almost 12 months, have since materialised.
Carlo Kopp and Peter Goon May Part 1 F Life of Type Victory will smile upon those who anticipate changes in the character of war, not upon those who wait to adapt themselves after changes occur.
The currently projected life of the aircraft is untilwhen a replacement is tentatively planned. There is no doubt that the versatile F is a central pillar of the new denial strategy, to use Prof Paul Dibb's terminology.
It would be tasked in wartime with destroying opposing airbases, aircraft on the ground, ports, ships in port and in transit and other high value military targets, if necessary at very long ranges. Indeed, the long overdue and arguably underfunded commitment for boom equipped tankers will be central to the implementation of this strategy.
The current government viewpoint is that of eventually replacing the aircraft, with no firm commitment as to the preferred way of doing it, but with manned aircraft provisionally budgeted for.
With the role of the F elevated in relative importance, against previous strategic doctrine, it is worth exploring some of the important issues which are likely to arise in coming years.
There is no available equivalent in payload radius performance and aerodynamic design optimisation for trucking bombs. Whilst it is true that new weapons such as the Small Smart Bomb SSB loaded with high energy explosives like AFX, rather than established Tritonal and PBXN compositions, would do much to offset the loss in delivered explosive tonnage, there will always be situations were tonnage is desirable.
Good examples of tonnage intensive tasks are close air support against entrenched troops, a role in which the B excels, obliteration of large area targets such as clustered runways and taxiways, or revetments, attacks on vehicle parks and saturation strikes with anti-shipping or land attack cruise missiles.
It is worth considering that an F loaded with 24 x Mk. For the USAF, tonnage is not a priority for strike fighters, since the heavy bomber force will carry the weight, pun intended. For the RAAF, tonnage may well matter if the full role spectrum is to be covered completely.
Numerous proposals have been floated in recent years for the F replacement. If a new manned aircraft is to be the eventual outcome, then an evolved FE would probably be the best fit given current alternatives, since it is the largest multirole fighter in the market.
Whether this is the case in still remains to be seen, however the most likely outcome is that the USAF will further evolve the strike capable baseline FA into an FE replacement i.
In terms of the roles and missions to be performed, the F covers what is clearly a very broad spectrum. Some of these tasks will be demanding in terms of aircraft survivability, as they involve penetrating maritime or land based defences to destroy high value targets, but not particularly demanding in payload.
Survivability is however the ultimate constraint in this game, and that will determine the point in time when the F becomes operationally non-viable, even if it remains systems-wise supportable and structurally sound. Here is however where the issue does become more complex.
When the F was designed, during the early sixties, it was optimised as a single penetrator, an aircraft designed to penetrate deep into hostile airspace individually, without escorts and evade fighters and surface air defences using high speed persistence, onboard jammers and terrain masking.
The much larger B-1A was designed around the very same model, indeed it used various avionic items designed for the F The pulse Doppler radar technology in these AWACS, missile and fighter radars has however eroded the survivability of the unescorted F This is not to say that it is an easy target, if well flown it can still be difficult to engage and destroy.
However, in sustained air campaigns any loss rate above 0. The price to be paid is diminished economy, since many escorts must be assigned to every bomber package which drives operational costs up significantly.
The B-1B is of particular interest, insofar as it is not unlike the F an aircraft designed originally for low level single penetration. The big question for the RAAF, given the White Paper strike capability goal, is how to address the strike capability in the longer term.
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Don't write the address in pencil, crayon, or something else that could smudge or rub off. emily of new moon by montgomery, l. m. (lucy maud), to mr george boyd macmillan alloa, scotland in recognition of a long and stimulating friendship. 'Pigs Forever?' is a tongue in cheek title adopted in for this four part public issues paper, produced to provide an accessible document explaining some of the rationale and assumptions underpinning the 'Evolved F' package of unsolicited industry proposals .
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