Photo: Alexander Cook / U. S. Air Force
The fifth generation fighter F-35 Lightning II in live mode, transmitted data a uniform system of air and missile defense (air and missile defense) Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) of the United States Army, reports Defense News.
According to the publication, the demonstration proves the ability of the F-35 Lightning II participate in a multi-domain operations, acting as a reconnaissance aircraft where the use of other means of detection difficult.
In August The Aviationist called su-57 failed clone of F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, for which, however, the Russian fighter may pose a serious danger.
In December 2006, the Corporation announced the Northrop Grumman IBCS.
The concept of multi-domain operation involves combining the data of air force, naval forces and the US Army to monitor the situation on land, at sea, in the air, in space and in cyberspace. This approach, according to the Armed forces of the United States, will allow faster potential adversaries, especially Russia and China, react to the changing situation in the contested space.
Video, photo All from Russia.