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Selection of Twin Engine Multirole Fighter Aircraft Using Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Analysis (MCDMA)

This study aims to select a twin-engine multirole fighter employing multiple criterion decision-making analysis (MCDMA) technique. In this process, competing goals and objectives must be balanced, especially when it comes to the price of purchasing, maintaining, and updating the fleet. Deciding on the many possibilities accessible can be efficiently assisted by multiple criterion decision-making analysis methodologies. The subject-specific literature was consulted to develop the selection criteria, and the analysis technique is utilised to ascertain the optimal planning methodology for defence procurement and fleet upgrades in addition to which fighter aircraft should be purchased for the air defence force. The research project explores subject-specific literature in search of strong selection criteria, guaranteeing a thorough basis for assessment. The analysis technique used not only helps identify the best planning approach for defense acquisitions and fleet modernizations, but it also supports the critical choice of which fighter aircraft is best suited for the air defense force. This study adds to the strategic framework guiding defense procurement by highlighting the need for a comprehensive approach in selecting a twin-engine multirole fighter that aligns with a variety of operational requirements and budgetary considerations. It does this by combining literature insights with advanced decision-making methodologies. Overall, the aim is to make an informed and strategic decision that will benefit the air force in the long run. The purpose of this work is to provide a method for evaluating the fighter aircraft alternatives DassaultRafale, Eurofighter Typhoon, FA18 Super Hornet, Mig-35, Su-35, and F-15EX based on a technique for order preference by the resemblance to the ideal solution (TOPSIS).

Fighter Aircraft, TOPSIS, MCDMA, Euclidean Distance, Entropy Index, Mean Index, Weighted Product Model, Weighted Sum Model

APA Style

Bhatra, H., Mishra, S. (2023). Selection of Twin Engine Multirole Fighter Aircraft Using Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Analysis (MCDMA). American Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 8(5), 123-130. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ajmie.20230805.12

ACS Style

Bhatra, H.; Mishra, S. Selection of Twin Engine Multirole Fighter Aircraft Using Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Analysis (MCDMA). Am. J. Mech. Ind. Eng. 2023, 8(5), 123-130. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmie.20230805.12

AMA Style

Bhatra H, Mishra S. Selection of Twin Engine Multirole Fighter Aircraft Using Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Analysis (MCDMA). Am J Mech Ind Eng. 2023;8(5):123-130. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmie.20230805.12

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