Or is this just a myth?
Russia has tried a number of different techniques to defeat stealth technology.
Russian air defenses may appear formidable as part of Moscow’s increasingly sophisticated anti-access/area denial (A2/AD) capability, but areas protected by these systems are far from impenetrable bubbles or 'Iron Domes’ as some analysts have called them.
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Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander said.
It is a warning sign that the United States’ closest allies are working hard to chip away at an underpinning of U.S. global power.