p1t1o Posted August 10, 2020 Share Posted August 10, 2020 F117's design was highly limited by computattional techniques and lack of raw processing power. Once computers were good enough, curved, more aerodynamic designs were possible. There are internal structural features (such as the famous "re-entrant triangles") but you won't find an f117 under the skin of a b2 or f35. Stealth capability and radar signiture tracks very well with technological progress, essentially, newer aircraft are better at it. Hence f35 more stealthy than f22. Stealth always a trade-off, f22 or 35 could easily be made more stealthy, but at cost of speed, range,anouverability etc etc Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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