F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

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F-35 tearing up the Starwars canyon. From the outset the USAF spends more time than anybody on low level flight having the largest flying ranges for such training. All Teens fly daily in these rough and rugged terrains. It's also a no brainer that a VLO stealth aircraft specially designed for air to ground ability will rely on a lot of low level tactics to manage their signature effectively while carefully avoiding potentially ambush situations.

Rafale does it well but F-35 does it better.
To fly low level, and to be able to chase a foe fighter hided betwren 2 mountains are very different.....
 

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To fly low level, and to be able to chase a foe fighter hided betwren 2 mountains are very different.....
Again, training makes for a better pilot and USAF has the most advanced training regimen in the world. Be it, live round training to red flag to large scale exercises having over 100 aircraft in flight, the US far outpaces others in such training.
 

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South Korea To Double Down On F-35 And Procure STOVL Variant For LPX-II

(From 40 F-35A to
60 F-35A + 20 F-35B)


 

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More and more rumors about a UAE F35 purchase.
It will happen if MBZ, Trump/Kushner, and Netanyahu stay in power for a couple of years.
Probably another Israeli PM would bury that deal. Biden ? I don’t really know.
 

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It will happen if MBZ, Trump/Kushner, and Netanyahu stay in power for a couple of years.
Probably another Israeli PM would bury that deal. Biden ? I don’t really know.
It will happen regardless, Biden can't unstop it, we're talking billions and perhaps dozens of fighters, No US admin will stop that since it's a US product and LM/others keeps both repubs and dem coffers filled up. Israel is managed.
 

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Only 24....

Maybe just a beginning. Or a prestige purchase. Or a last minute help for Trump.
 

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Only 24....

Maybe just a beginning. Or a prestige purchase. Or a last minute help for Trump.
Well 24 F-35s are a good number. UAE has been operating the Block 60 F-16 for a while and have the Mirage 2000. 24 F-35s will act as force multipliers especially for the non AESA fighters in their line up.
 

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Yes, early version.
The ones that are not potent for war.
Since now you've changed your flag from French to British, it seems like you would only make fun of the early version F35, eh?
Does make sense.
 

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Yes, early version.
The ones that are not potent for war.
Early versions have been psuhed hard in tests and trials, they'll be updated to ensure the Aggressors can use them for adequate training. Aggressors SQDs usually have the Best of the best in USAF, you can be sure, they'll be given cutting edge birds.
 

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Since now you've changed your flag from French to British, it seems like you would only make fun of the early version F35, eh?
Does make sense.
It depends of my VPN. It changes of country often.
I was french, I'm french and I will be french.
 

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The Greek decision to opt for the Rafale could signal the end of official interest in the F-35 Lightning II. In December 2019, Prime Minister Mitsotakis revealed that he would be discussing a potential purchase of the Joint Strike Fighter with U.S. President Donald Trump during a visit to the White House the following January.
 

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The Greek decision to opt for the Rafale could signal the end of official interest in the F-35 Lightning II. In December 2019, Prime Minister Mitsotakis revealed that he would be discussing a potential purchase of the Joint Strike Fighter with U.S. President Donald Trump during a visit to the White House the following January.
Greeks do not have funds for both F-35 and Rafale ... that is a safe bet. There is a reason for why they only asked for 6 brand new Rafales.
 

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Greeks do not have funds for both F-35 and Rafale ... that is a safe bet. There is a reason for why they only asked for 6 brand new Rafales.
Don't worry the F-35 is not an immediate purchase, but it will come, there is plan to move Nukes from Turkey to Greece. Hence Greek F-16s and eventually F-35 will have a nuke role. It's a matter of time.
 

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Greeks do not have funds for both F-35 and Rafale ... that is a safe bet. There is a reason for why they only asked for 6 brand new Rafales.
May be. But another good reason is that 2nd hand Rafale will be in Grece in 2021, when brand new one only in 2023.
 

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