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Why do most military multi function displays use CRT or LCD instead of something like OLED

Changing the equipment for something newer means it's a new equipment now. And new equipment has to go through the full certification procedure to be allowed to fly. And that procedure is so expensive ...
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As at 2020, why don't fighter jets have ≥ 200 rounds for their cannons?

The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet can carry 412 rounds. The F-15E can carry 500. So some do carry more than 200 rounds. Also, planes like the F-35 are oriented to BVR combat, where the gun is useless because ...
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Why do most military multi function displays use CRT or LCD instead of something like OLED

As strange as it sounds, modern military avionics are pretty primitive compared to what’s available in the civilian marketplace, though they once were state of the art. There are several reasons for ...
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How much of the Mig 25 utilized vacuum tubes?

From the Russian sources here and here it is seen that Mig-25 used vacuum tubes. However these where not the usual large vacuum tubes from consumer electronics, already obsolete at that time. Mig-25 ...
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Why did the British Royal Air force not see a mass adoption of American Fighter planes and bombers?

Not sure where you get your information, but the RAF extensively used P-51 Mustangs (it was designed for them originally), P-47 Thunderbolts (in the Far East and Middle East), P-40 Tomahawks (in the ...
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