F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

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An F-35 "Lightning" mid air refueling in probe & drogue fashion.

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As of now, today there are two different types of air-to-air refueling systems in use: probe-and-drogue and the flyable boom. These two systems are not compatible, although some booms can be adapted (on the ground only) using a Boom Drogue Adapter to be compatible with probe-equipped receivers.
 

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Pentagon and Lockheed reach deal to build 375 F-35 fighter jets
Mike StoneJuly 18, 20229:24 PM PDTLast Updated 21 days ago
Lockheed Martin's logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo

WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense agreed with Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) to build about 375 F-35 fighter jets over three years, the two parties said on Monday, amid expectations the price of the most common version of the aircraft would increase due to inflation and slower production.

"We are pleased to announce that the Department and Lockheed Martin reached a handshake agreement for the next F-35 lot buy on a basis of 375 aircraft," said William LaPlante, the Pentagon's chief weapons buyer.
 

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Why uaf not ordering F 35

Even if 100 Tejas 100 amca comes for IAF in future
400 mig 21 going 60 mirages are at the end of their life's 40 jaguars need to be phased out 45 mig 29 India need more than 559 jets F 35 order with rafale orders and amca Tejas things will get better for India


 

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Why uaf not ordering F 35

Even if 100 Tejas 100 amca comes for IAF in future
400 mig 21 going 60 mirages are at the end of their life's 40 jaguars need to be phased out 45 mig 29 India need more than 559 jets F 35 order with rafale orders and amca Tejas things will get better for India


Have you heard of tejas mk2
If not then pls research and then become def expert
 

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Have you heard of tejas mk2
If not then pls research and then become def expert
Geared it already but Tejas will take time and how many do you buy 250 is the number Iaf will buy you are still 250 jets short please do research a bit maths more than 400 mig 21 how you guys fill that gap even if you fill it with Tejas what about jaguar mig 29 mirage replacement are think 10 years ahead
 

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Geared it already but Tejas will take time and how many do you buy 250 is the number Iaf will buy you are still 250 jets short please do research a bit maths more than 400 mig 21 how you guys fill that gap even if you fill it with Tejas what about jaguar mig 29 mirage replacement are think 10 years ahead
Think a bit with respect to logistics and dependency
Whether buying 100 F 35 will be better than mk2 which will be made indigenously, low cost and reduce dependency but not same as capability to F 35 but still fancy F 35 is very costly
If our nation can nullify the effect of import oriented generals and complement the iaf with mk1a and mk2
Wait for amca mk1 and induct in more nos
Not saying we may not induct F 35 but other options are great
Mig 21 can be replaced by mk1a with that nos but if iaf has will
Other aircrafts can be done by mk2 and for stealth use amca
Reducing the logistical nightmare
 

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