U.S. Navy’s next generation of Boeing aircraft pre-research will focus on air combat performance
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According to the U.S.,” Aerospace Daily, “June 25, 2010 reported that Boeing is currently the U.S. Navy’s future aircraft design explore the concept, but the latter has not clearly stated on the next-generation air superiority fighter (Next Generation Air Dominance Fighter, NGAD) demand, so the relevant work is still in the early discussion stage.
Boeing “Phantom Works” (Phantom Works) said Darryl Davis, president, Boeing is expected to reach the speed of NGAD M2 level, the combat radius of 1000 ~ 1250 nautical miles (1852 ~ 2315 km), aircraft gross weight 40,000 pounds (18,160 kg). The aircraft will be particular emphasis on air combat performance, which the Navy is currently being developed, will be mainly as a combat/reconnaissance aircraft, unmanned combat aerial platforms are different. Boeing also noted that, in the same configuration under the premise, NGAD agility level will largely depend on whether the drivers on the machine. (China Aviation Industry Development Research Center Chen Li)