00 Home

10 Aircrafts

20 Carriers

30 Bases

40 Maps

50 R.O.E.

60 Crews

70 More

80 Story

90 Missions

11 Weapons

12 Armament

13 Targets

13 Aerial

13 Land

13 Sea

13 Space

2018-03-07

Aircraft "Weapons"    Infra-Red Sensors

 

 

Land-based anti-aircraft weapons

Sea-based anti-aircraft weapons

 

Depending on aircraft type, weapons are carried internally and/or externally under wing and/or fuselage pylons with the number of weapons stations varying from one aircraft to the other.   To see the various weapons associated with a particular aircraft see : 

12 Armament

Guns

Bombs

Air-to-Air Missiles

Air-to-surface Missiles

Unguided Rockets

Mines, Torpedoes & ASW

Liferafts

Reconnaissance

Weapons Carrying

Drop Tanks

Misc

Radars

IRS

  
 Infra-Red Sensor

 

1 nautical mile  =  1852 metres  =  6075 ft  =  2025 yards

 

 IRST

In order to launch a IR directed air-to-air missile, one has to have identified and locked on a IR source...   Modern aircrafts are equipped accordingly but those which are not may rely on the IR seeker of the missile(s) carried.   At least in AAC....
This chapter briefly surveys this accessory which will need to be further defined

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Aircraft

Aircraft

Range (nm)

Range Air-Air

Range Air-Sea

Air-Land

Game

Drawings: Shipbucket style FD scale

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Examples

Examples

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AAC IRD Most aircrafts IRD - 5 - - 5 - - 5 IRST1A
AAC IRD Most aircrafts IRD - 5 - - 5 - - 5 IRST1A

Background Data








In practice, in AAC





IR Sight (by Hugues) AN/AAR-4 F100 J32B J35F   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Scanner (by Hugues) AN/AAS-15 F8D F8E     - 5 - - 5 - - 5 - - 5 IRST1A
Receiver AN/AAA-3 F8       - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sensor AN/AAA-4 F4H1       - - - - - - - - - - - -
        - - - - 5 - - 5 - - 5 IRST1A