US Air Force paints F-16 jet like Russian Su-57 warplane 'to simulate realistic enemies'

THE US Air Force (USAF) has painted an F-16 jet to make it look like a “realistic” enemy – and it bears an uncanny resemblance to Russia’s next-generation Su-57 jets.

The USAF’s Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada posted a video showing an F-16C getting painted in a warehouse.

It gets covered in a digital pixelated camouflage scheme that is similar to the advanced Russian fighter due to enter service later this year.

In a post on Facebook last week, the Air Force Base wrote: “A new adversary has arrived.

“The ghost is here, be afraid.”

General Robert Novotny – commander at the base – said the...
source: Daily Star

2019-05-22 14:17
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