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Here is a list of the radars cross section (RCS) of most modern fighter jets.

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TargetRCS (m2)
Navy cruiser (length 200m)14000
B-52 Stratofortress100 –125
C-130 Hercules80
F-15 Eagle10–25
Su-27 Flanker10–15
F-4 Phantom6–10
Mig-29 Fulcrum3–5
F-16A5
F-18 C/D Hornet1–3
M-20001–2
F-16 C (with reduced RCS)1.2
T-38 Talon1
B-1B Lancer0.75–1
Sukhoi FGFA prototype0.5
Tomahawk TLAM0.5
Exocet, Harpoon0.1
Eurofighter Typhoon0.1 class
F-18 E/F Super Hornet0.1 class
F-16 IN Super Viper0.1 class
Rafale0.1 class
B-2 Spirit0.1 or less
F-117A Nighthawk0.025 or less
bird0.01
F-35 Lightning II0.0015 –0,005
F-22 Raptor0,0001–0.0005
insect0.00001
 

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Thanks, we must induct insects in good numbers.
A good read
 

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I believe this data is quite old as it lacks SU-35, Chinese 5th Gen
 

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I believe this data is quite old as it lacks SU-35, Chinese 5th Gen
There are a lot of other discrepancies as well, but hey, its an online forum!
 

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What are they?
Simple, means the data above is fabricated. For instance, F-15 RCS is most probably not what is shown above, i deny it. Flankers are known to be such bad machines when it comes to RCS but not eagles. Especially, F-15SE, was supposed to be a very low RCS machine right?
 

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Simple, means the data above is fabricated. For instance, F-15 RCS is most probably not what is shown above, i deny it. Flankers are known to be such bad machines when it comes to RCS but not eagles. Especially, F-15SE, was supposed to be a very low RCS machine right?
The figures are indeed a bit outdated not going to say fake but let dig for more info.
 

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