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Sun May 29 23:04:30 CDT 2016
On 5/27/16 7:17 PM, Jon Elson wrote:
> It hasn't
> seen battle yet (and I hope it doesn't have to) but I'm a little
> 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 dogfighter.
And it wasn't supposed to even be the F-35. It was a misstatement at the
announcement and should have been F-24.
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