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Use for the aviation radomes (radar + dome), whether on an aircraft's nose or elsewhere

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Why do Russian Su-30SM fighters have white nose radomes?

I am intrigued by the white nose radomes on Russia's Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters. Why white? Source These white nose radomes are especially noticeable in naval Su-30SM fighters, as the latter are ...
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Why is the nose cone of the Su-34 white?

The title says it all. It can be clearly seen, for example, in this image: (image source: Wikimedia) The rest of the jet seems to have a camouflage.
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Why does the radar dome on the E-3 have a white stripe down the middle?

Every picture I can find of the Boeing E-3 Sentry has a blue/black radar dome on top with a fairly thick white stripe down the middle but I can't figure out why. Is it perhaps related to the position ...
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What are these lines on the nose of a Boeing 737?

What are these lines on the radome? You can also see them here: What are they and what is their function? Source: AviaFilms
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