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yr a real life maverick!!!!
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or han, NEZ mean No Escape Zone......its the same bull crap that u have written in this post abt optical BVR missile launch parameters.. NEZ varies for different kind of missiles. For a slim single pulse missile like AIM120C-5 NEZ is different. For fatter missiles like AIM-54 Phoenix, SD10A/B, PL12 its different. The more u go high in altitude the better for these kind of missiles. Best launch parameters for SD10 for max performance are above 30K feet, below that it starts suffering drag. Air get thinner and thinner as u go high. And get thicker and thicker as u go low resulting in different flight performances of an a/c as well as in performance of these missiles and bombs. Thin air, u dont suffer as much of a drag as much u suffer in denser air and the more u go down the denser it becomes. There is a reason why these days hardly any pilot flies his a/c at mach 2 at low terrain hugging altitudes. Unless absolutely necessary to get out of hot zone try to stay below radars.....
What yr talking abt r the flight launch parameters of an aim120c which is slimmer and BTW if u dont know, below 3K feet it also starts suffering drag. Resulting in its lower performance interms of range/speed. That so called 10-12km yr talking abt of aim120 failing to reach a target going cold is due to that! Its most likely was fired around 1500 or 1000 feet altitude or below.
And now lets talking abt pl15 in view of the above, the reason why i said that NEZ r different b/w single pulse and duel pulse motor missiles is because, when fired at an altitude ie above 30K ideally......It will go even faster ie at mach 4 and with longer ranges upto even 200+ if u loft it. Loft ka pta ha na k kya hota ha when it comes to missile launch k wo b btaon? PL15 is basically 2 pl12 merged together with an AESA seeker giving it lock after launch capability in other words its fire n forget same as israeli I-Derby-ER. Means pilots will just have to get their bearings right and just launch this missile even if their own a/c radar is not picking any target, by launching this missile in the general direction of enemy a/c at high altitude, he can just turn cold or dive to loose his altitude ie defensive maneuvers save his life and the aircraft's. and forget abt the missile. Missile's own AESA at terminal phase will guide her to the target all by herself picking the closest target herself autonomously. These both PL15/12 have huge fins for maneuverability resulting in their 95% kill rate vs an Aim 120C-5 according to ACE OF PAF guys, the trick is to just launch it in its correct parameters. PAF had score a record 80km su30 kill in op. swift retort with an aim120c by doing exactly the same thing, as they launched it at altitude and lofted the missile while launching, resulting in its better NEZ while average NEZ for aim 120 is around 20-37 nm(37-68.5km). That 80km kill was a 43.2nm kill.
Now these modern missiles like Meteor and PL15 AIM120D and AIM262 and new Russian R series missiles abb NEZ ka chakkar he khatam ho gya ha. Now a/c can go far beyond their usual NEZ which was ideally b/w 20 to 37 nm before for older missiles like aim120C series which were actually designed in 80s/90s. One of the reasons why now America is investing on newer 21st century missiles like AIM262 with extremely high ranges.
And this Meteor is an excellent low altitude launch missile same as MICA. French missiles r known to perform excellently in low altitude........And why is Meteor is excellent in low altitude is because of its ramjet engine, its an air breathing missile meaning its never going to lose energy till the last second of its entire 180km flight path and will only stop when its internal fuel runs out......Meaning in low altitudes where air is denser its performances would be best, and more lower u will go the better. While in high altitude it will be shit because of the same reason, thinner air. It wont give u its full 180 km range and its full speed of mach 4. Its NEZ is claimed to be 60km in google but thats no correct if its launched at its right parameters.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, an english idiom.....u know things only over the surface but answers are in details. Update yourself, aim120c is old missile u no longer can use it as a benchmark of excellence to compare modern 21st century BVRAAMs.
So let the professionals talk abt these things, they know better, this Fahad Masood is a guy whose home sqn no15 cobras is being reequipped with j10s, his own course and sqn maters r right flying this jet as i write this post. SO LISTEN TO HIM!
or han Amreeki chacha, read this post.....i do watch DCS world, am a long time subscriber, i even follow DCS World events
I would suggest u to subscribe to them, real life young PAF pilots also take part in their tournaments and championships they arrange. And r learning the art of BVR, tactics, tricks, correct and optimum launch parameters for different types of missiles from playing their championships. Following only Growlingsidewinder isnt enough.
Or just focus on yr grocery store in US, i heard a Black man with a knife was roaming around yr store today to loot yr bihari a''''
Focus on yr new life buddy not on foreign countries like ours.