This article, which was spotted on RT by Mr. B., caught my eye this week, for a number of reasons we'll get to momentarily. But without further ado, China, according to RT, now claims it has developed a "quantum radar" which can detect stealthy aircraft at a range of 100 kilmometers, or about 60 miles:

China says it has stealth-defeating quantum radar

The article then "explains" the new technology as follows:

Quantum radar is a device that uses quantum entanglement photons to provide better detection capabilities than conventional radar systems. The method would be useful for tracking targets with a low radar cross section, such as modern aircraft using stealth technology or targets employing active countermeasures to jam or baffle enemy radar.

Now, these claims caught my attention for a number of reasons. First, it would seem rather obvious that the announcement is a message: "We have a radar than can defeat your stealth aircraft," with the "your" here clearly being a reference to the USA. But then the reported range for this radar, a mere 60 miles, would make it's capabilities almost operationally uselesss, since the B-1 bomber would close any 60 miles rather quickly, and hence limit operational response. Add to this the fact that it is capable of launched cruise missiles against a target from several hundred miles, and you get the idea. So the possibility emerges that the range has been deliberately understated.

But there's a bigger problem here. Recall that during the Kosovo bombing campaign in the 1990s, there were stories that the Serbs had learned how to defeat stealth rather simply through radar interferometry and other means. At the time, the western lamestream media rejected the idea, but I was personally more receptive to the idea.

Here's why: Most people tend to think of radar as a "bounce," i.e., a radio wave hits a metallic object, and then "bounces" off of that object, and this bounced or reflected signal is then picked up by the receiver, amplified, and the time of the bounce is calculated to reveal the distance to the object. Simple enough. And the reason stealth works is because of all those special radar signal absorbing materials and the strange angles and shapes of the aircraft, such as the F117, itself, designed to reflect or "bounce" signals in every direction except back to the transmitter.

However, radar really is a secondary transmitter effect, i.e., the radar signal stimulates an electrical current in the object, and the object itself becomes a secondary transmitter, emitting its own radio waves in resonance with the incoming signal, and it is this which is picked up by the radar antenna and amplified. Thus, it's more of a secondary transmitter-resonance effect than a simple "bounce." What this means, in terms of stealth, is something rather significant: if one knows the resonance of the object - stealthy or not - one will be able to tailor the incoming signal, and hence the secondary transmitted resonance effect, accordingly. And this means that any old radar equipment could conceivably do this.

So what's really going on with the Chinese announcement? Well, if true, then I strongly suspect that the reported range is vastly understated, and secondly, I suspect they have found a way to utilize entanglement to quickly ascertain the resonance of the radar-painted object and in turn, to quickly calculate range, altitude, speed, and bearing.

An investment of millions, to offset and overcome an investment of billions...

But this also implies, if you've been following the reasoning, that genuine stealthy properties rely on the same phenomena... and perhaps that's why we seen so much in the news in recent years about "temporal cloaking" and so on. There may be much more to stealth, in other words, than we've been told.

See you on the flip side...


  1. I am not a physicist, but the quantum radar announcement sounds like disinformation. For instance, “quantum entanglement photons.” My understanding is that for quantum entanglement, photons (or any other particle) need to have been originally in the same physical area to be ‘entangled’. After that, they are physically-separated but still entangled (in a quantum sense). I see no way that photons (electromagnetic bundles) given-off by a Chinese radar are in-any-way ‘entangled’ with those of a passing aircraft. Bafflegab…

    ‘Stealth’ has a dirty little secret: Radar-wave size versus aircraft size. Basically, longer-waves can pick up a stealth aircraft but without enough resolution to guide a missile. Shorter-waves, with the resolution to guide a missile, are the ones getting absorbed or reflected. Various radar experts around the world realized this, and opted for the best of both worlds…

    Production radar systems in Russia and China have combined two (or more) radar systems into one computer-linked-unit. A longer-wave radar gets a general sense of the location of a stealth aircraft. It then cues a shorter-wave radar to that area. Normally, looking all over the sky, a shorter-wave radar cannot pick-out the faint signal of a stealth aircraft from all the normal clutter. But if you say “look in this small box,” then sophisticated algorithms can cue-in on a BB or Bird moving at six hundred mph…

    (There is also the unsophisticated option of just using an older, longer-wave radar to say “something is up-there in roughly that direction” and send-up twenty fighters to that vicinity. Might get lucky, visually…)

    Stealth has always been about getting something close to a target within the reaction-time of an opponent’s defenses. A recent TV show showed Northrup model-makers building a full-sized, WWII Horton flying-wing ‘replica’ to test it’s radar reflectivity. The results: While not great by our standards today, the Horton design would have reduced the radar-return enough that British fighters could not have scrambled and gotten to the Horton’s altitude in time to prevent whatever the Horton wanted to do. Good enough…

  2. I was under the impression that the B2 Bomber has antigravity technology on board, that it uses electro gravitics as an alternative propulsion system, which is the reason for the high price tag of these machines. If the new Chinese radar system uses electricity as its detection method, then would it even detect the plane since the plane has electricity surrounding it already? If this system does use electricity, then I can see why it may have a limited range unless they can amp up the electricity
    I’ve heard that the B2 can fly in space since it uses this technology.

  3. So much for the Romulean clocking device making your aircraft invisible. And what are the real capabilities of the stealth aircraft and what did we get for our investment.

  4. Not that I trust elites from China or anywhere else but I hope they are able to defend their country because clearly the USSA and EU’s NATO cabal have lost all sense of reality.

    The West is fast becoming a world third nation with poor and badly educated people not even capable to keep state appearances up for much longer.
    The future is elsewhere, so yes the Western cabal is furious, envious and full of spite. With there hate they will destroy any and everything.

    Ukraine will start at the border of Russia but will grow rapidly with inclusion of the Balkans, Mittel European countries and end in Spain and Porturgal on the waterfront.

    The Russians and Chinese may have trimed their bear severely bald a few times and hurt it badly but the West has skinned it. End of story!!

  5. I read an article some ten years back that the Australian military had modified a doppler weather radar and were bouncing the signal off the upper atmosphere and tracking the stealth bombers flying at the time in the US. It said they were tracking the displacement of air as the planes were moving thru it and had computers that calculated how much displacement and the speed of the aircraft for each different stealth aircraft and they informed the Pentagon of this. Now computers have come a long way since then and if true both the Chinese and Russians would know this too. Is this the reason why we see no stealth bombers in combat anymore? Of course the Pentagon would not want the public to realize that a $3 billion aircraft can be tracked by a modified doppler weather radar!

    1. Unless the B2 has other uses and purposes.

      And the claimed radar invisibility, via shape and coatings, is part of a distraction.

      Meaning for one it is very likely that some of the planes are equipped with gear, for which not to many crew members have training, that when turned on makes the planes not simply invisible to radar, but optically invisible.

      1. I agree, we already know about it’s trailing edge being charged for propulsion. optical invisibility is only a few steps up the technology tree.

  6. Sure, it’s probably quite possible to see a stealth plane, etc, with something that can detect disturbances in the ether generated by the plane, doesn’t have much to do with quantum anything. And I’m sure the Chinese aren’t the first to figure it out. Though in 1999 the Serbs likely used simple and cheap visual sighting+tracking to shoot down an F117–albeit North Korea is rumored to have sought 1950s US radar gear in Cuba, because that older gear ostensibly sees stealth, so the Serbs could have done something similar.

    Also, right I’m sure there’s much more to the B2 (not B1) that those billions of dollars paid for–electrogravitics just off the top of my head, and the likely capacity to fly faster than sound.

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