In both the Baltic and the Black Sea, the Russians have been accused of flying their fighters dangerously close to US and NATO ships. These situations force the ship captains to maintain their sang-froid while the adversary aircraft venture within the ship’s missile engagement zone.

Shown here is a brief video re-creation using STK of a ‘buzzing incident’ in which a SU-34 is modeled as entering a ship protection zone and flying past at high speed. STK Coverage and the STK Volumetrics object are employed to visually display the danger zone, and in particular, the Su-34’s distance from it as it approaches.

Modeling, analysis, and movie-making are all covered during STKCore(TM) Training. The next course is 12-14 Sep, Ottawa, with Earlybird pricing ending mid-August!