Mig-31 Firefox RCS calculation

As part of an ITPS module on Stealth, I reproduced a Naval Postgraduate School exercise calculating analytically the RCS of the fictitious Mig-31 Firefox. To be more accurate, the RCS is approximated by modelling various aircraft components with simpler shapes which RCS can be analytically calculated.


While the modelling described in the original document is way over simplifying and possibly overestimating the expected Mig-31 RCS, the exercise’s purpose is to introduce students to some of the RCS concepts, rather than an realistic estimation. Following image shows the RCS peaks plot at 0 deg elevation angle.


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