habal wrote:the stanis are panicking, they haven't even bothered to properly link the air defence systems with whatever iff protocol they are using. Rather than chinese jf17 being shot down, my guess it is another f16 shot down by the chinese SAM which identified it as a foe.
PAF uses link 16 for f16 coms and a homegrown 'link 17' for jf17, j7 and mirage coms.
This is probably CT, but JF-17 and Chinese IFF may not be that capable, LY 80 may not be that good at IFF and shot down JF-17 which probably didn't have a good RWR, F-16 would probably on finding the lock by LY 80 would have turned and burned and been out of range of LY-80.
j-7PG and Mirages I doubt it has these even glass cockpit and communication equipment to use datalinks.
The best part, dare the Pakis to switch on the LY-80 system in Karachi which they were Brandishing on twitter on the night of 27-Feb.
Now that we know this weakness, we should make out Aircraft come soem 10KM from IB whenever civilian aircraft take off from Multan or come in to land, lets see what happens