F-35 Joint Strike Fighter News, Videos and pics Thread

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    You also admitted to being a Uber skeptic of it to.
     
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    not sure what I "admitted", but the whole idea behind the F-35 program resembles group sex, as in
    F-35 Chief: Think Very, Very Hard Before Making Another Joint Fighter

    March 11, 2016 https://www.defenseone.com/technolo...ery-hard-making-another-joint-fighter/126587/
     
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    @bd popeye @TerraN_EmpirE @Air Force Brat @Brumby @duncanidaho @Deino @siegecrossbow @Equation @Jura

    Time for me to say it again.

    The F-35 will be the ost capable, the most prolific, and by far the highest prodcution run of any 5th generation stealth fighter.

    There are reasons why so many countries are buying i. They see it for what it can do for their countrys.

    All of them will perform very well in their roles. I am particular gratified to see so many STOBAR and VSTOL carriers now buying into it.

    A 35,000-40,000 ton vessel with 24-30 F-35Bs will be a very capable and dangerous asset...ad the US is going to have a LOT of allies, along with the US Navy LHDs and LHAs carryig them.

    Amazing and very good technology and the fact that they got all three varities to the capaility that they did simply speaks well of the US manufacturing and R&D base.

    Yes it is a hard thing to do. Yes it was costly to get threere. But now we have the Alpha verion reaching the price points proised and making them afforable for US allies...and all of that i a very good thing.

    Over the next 30 years we are going to see the numbers continue to grow...I am betting reaching and exceeding 4,000 aircraft.
     
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    ALIS-related part of
    US Air Force’s acquisition chief talks new B-52 engines and the future of battle management https://www.defensenews.com/digital...-engines-and-the-future-of-battle-management/
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    Mar 1, 2019
     
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    and
    Belgium Spending €275 Million On F-35 Infrastructure

    Jul 8, 2019 https://aviationweek.com/defense/belgium-spending-275-million-f-35-infrastructure

     
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    inside
    Turkey defies USA by taking delivery of Russian S-400 missiles https://www.flightglobal.com/news/a...sa-by-taking-delivery-of-russian-s-40-459641/
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    “There are 937 parts produced by Turkish industries,” said under-secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment Ellen Lord in a press conference on 7 June. “A little over 400 of them were sole-sourced. That's what we are particularly focused on. We are working with Lockheed Martin on the aircraft side, with Pratt & Whitney on the engine side, to find alternate sources.”
     
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    if you want, check
    Turkey Military News, Reports, Data, etc. 11 minutes ago
    with the F-35 news inside, you know

    amazingly, nobody reads even this thread anymore
     
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    "retweeting"
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    Six more UK-owned F-35Bs crossed the Atlantic today and arrived at RAF Marham. These are 207 Squadron aircraft - the Operational Conversion Unit which trains pilots to fly and fight the aircraft. The Squadron is due to formally 'stand up' on 1st August. CO is
    @scottmox
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