A Case Study of a Combat Aircraft's Single Hit Vulnerability
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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This thesis presents the methodology for a detailed vulnerability assessment of a generic aircraft in the conceptualpreliminary design stage. The single hit vulnerability of the aircraft to a 100 grain fragment is determined using the textbook, The Fundamentals of Aircraft Combat Survivability Analysis and Design. The intent of this work is to provide a realistic case study of a vulnerability assessment that can be used by others as a learning tool. Keywords Aircraft conceptual design, combat survivability, aircraft vulnerability assessment.
- Attack and Fighter Aircraft