Description: In article on the basis of the analysis of the basic tendencies of development of means of an air attack and tactics of their fighting application the conclusion about necessity of change of existing approaches and techniques becomes at an estimation of the probable opponent. The conclusion that demands reconsideration a role and a place of planes DRTD, RES, STELS in the conditions of conducting modern war is given reason. On an example of comparative analysis ЛТХ of planes of generation «4 ++» and perspective planes of 5th generation the conclusion about necessity of change of techniques of the analysis of fighting efficiency of aircraft becomes. A number of offers on perfection of preparation of cadets is put forward.
Keywords: tendencies of development ААМ, NCW, a technique of estimation AAM, experience of fighting application