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Warship vs. aircraft, who has the advantage?

vash

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Lets say when a destroyer face off against a fighter jet or two, who has the advantage in open ocean? Well, lets put it this way, the odds are "even". Either both sides have no outside support (early warning), or both sides have early warning. So either both sides had to relay on their own radar/sensors to detect, lock on, and fire upon the enemy, or both sides can relay on the same technological level early warning system.

In the old days like WWII where there was no guided weapons, aircraft had an advantage over the warships simply due to its mobility (speed, maneuverability, and range). Nowadays both sides can fire missiles from beyond visual range. Correct me if I am wrong, aircraft's only defense are jamming, flare, and its own maneuverability. While warships such as a destroyer can have multiple defense layers with jam, anti-missile missiles, artillery, and CIWS.

I know the outcome might be different on different occasions, but who has the advantage and more likely to win?
 

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