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Stealth: How to Hide a Plane

How do you engineer stealth? Sneak a peek at the methods employed to hide aircraft and boats from detection.

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Sources:
Radar:
https://www.iop.org/publications/iop/2011/file_47456.pdf
http://paos.colorado.edu/~fasullo/1060/resources/radar.htm
http://www.explainthatstuff.com/radar.html
http://www.britannica.com/technology/radar
Examples of stealth planes and ships:
http://www.af.mil/AboutUs/FactSheets/Display/tabid/224/Article/104482/b-2-spirit.aspx
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2015/12/08/the-navys-new-futuristic-destroyer-zumwalt-is-finally-at-sea-a-lot-is-on-the-line/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3534697/US-Navy-s-giant-destroyer-stealthy-Zumwalt-fitted-reflectors-ships-spot-sea.html
General:
http://io9.gizmodo.com/5876706/how-do-modern-spy-planes-evade-detection
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/stealth_technology.aspx
http://www.livescience.com/32943-how-stealth-planes-evade-enemy.html
Iron Ball Paint:
http://www.gutenberg.us/articles/iron_ball_paint
http://mail.blockyourid.com/~gbpprorg/mil/radar/f117a.htm
Infrared:
http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_classroom/ir_tutorial/what_is_ir.html

Image Links:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Future_USS_Zumwalt%27s_first_underway_at_sea.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:US_Air_Force_B-2_Spirit.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Radar-hatzerim-1-1.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:British_Airways_Boeing_747-400_Spijkers.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_F-117_Nighthawk#/media/File:F-117_Nighthawk_Front.jpg
http://missionscience.nasa.gov/ems/07_infraredwaves.html

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