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Jon Elson elson at
Fri May 27 21:17:18 CDT 2016

    It hasn't
    seen battle yet (and I hope it doesn't have to) but I'm a little worried
    about the fact that it's beaten (badly) in simulations and exercises with
    much older fighter aircraft with much more "primitive" tech, including
    Russian aircraft, too.

Oh, just to add more, the F35 is not a "fighter" despite its 
designation.  It is an air superiority platform that is 
never supposed to get into a dogfight.  It is supposed to be 
in a network of planes, and agressors will be shot down by 
missile from 50 miles away.  The F22 is supposed to be the 


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