F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

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F-35B Flying Display - Singapore Airshow 2022 Combined Rehearsal (13 Feb 2022)


Comes to a full stop and flies up vertically wings still level with ground towards the end, a very unusual maneuver!
 

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Brits also bought F 35 but they are also pursuing Tempest.
Both can find a place.
The difference is that Tempest has a clear leader : GB, already involved in the F35.
SCAF has to be leaded by France, and we clearly said that a F35 purchase is not allowed (because we will have to share too much with the F35 cloud I think).
 

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The difference is that Tempest has a clear leader : GB, already involved in the F35.
SCAF has to be leaded by France, and we clearly said that a F35 purchase is not allowed (because we will have to share too much with the F35 cloud I think).
So what? France still has Spain to develop the Aircraft with.
Maybe even develop a VTOL variant for Spanish Carrier.
 

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So what? France still has Spain to develop the Aircraft with.
Maybe even develop a VTOL variant for Spanish Carrier.
No VTOL variant : too complicated to have a "same" frame for a CTOL and VTOL plane (see F35), and too few numbers to be produced.
More and more french are seeing a pure franco french developpment... Honnestly I don't know.
 

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And few months ago :

The Weight of Evidence: Norwegian Defence Budget and F-35 Costings

" =>$19.5m per aircraft per year operations cost.
This is substantially higher than target of $4m per F-35A set by the US DoD, and also than the 2019 actual annual cost per F-35A of $7.1m. And as the data is given in 2021 prices, future years’ costs will be inflated.
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"-- Finland’s operations/support costs for a 64-aircraft fleet over 30-years, if the Swiss costs are applied, would be three times higher than budgeted for."


https://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/feature/5/216023/norwegian-defence-budget-reveals-real-f_35-costs-<i>(free-access)<§i>.html
 
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If Germany is kicked out maybe a joint Indo French 6th gen fighter jv????
France is an independent power quite unlike other European countries and quite opposed to the anglo saxon alliance.
Already looks like we will soon collaborate for engine of AMCA.....😅😅😅😅😅
 

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If Germany is kicked out maybe a joint Indo French 6th gen fighter jv????
France is an independent power quite unlike other European countries and quite opposed to the anglo saxon alliance.
Already looks like we will soon collaborate for engine of AMCA.....😅😅😅😅😅
lol not happening.....We haven't earned it yet....
 

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