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2019-05-15 Science & Technology
The F-35 Isn't Just 'Stealthy': Here's How Its Electronic Warfare System Gives It An Edge
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Posted by DarthVader 2019-05-15 09:09|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [289 views ]  Top

#1 If being a Data-Hub and stealthy ELINT / AEW platform is this plane's "thing" then.... *Boggle* Where is the Electronics Warfare Officer that will do these space age stuff while the plane needs to be flown? If this can all be automated out then why not just design a UCAV, an unmanned drone, and fly it remote to do all of these things?
This is really looking like a mismatch of roles and equipment, IMO... Lots of $$$'s to make a plane that does too many things when specialist frames would do it better and cheaper.
Posted by magpie 2019-05-15 12:27||   2019-05-15 12:27|| Front Page Top

#2 The F-10s are worn out. They are not going to fly forever. Some people won't be able to handle that.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-05-15 12:43||   2019-05-15 12:43|| Front Page Top

#3 A-10. Sorry for anyone who had a continence problem over that error.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-05-15 12:44||   2019-05-15 12:44|| Front Page Top

#4 Senator from A-10 probably not going to fly very long either.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-05-15 12:45||   2019-05-15 12:45|| Front Page Top

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