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    So many variables during a real war. Often times many pieces involved.
    Which of those variables can't we test for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spookycolt View Post
    Which of those variables can't we test for?
    How would we ever know the know number of opposing aircraft, type of aircraft, pilot skill, air to ground radar, missiles. Do they detect our presence, etc.

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    How would we ever know the know number of opposing aircraft, type of aircraft, pilot skill, air to ground radar, missiles. Do they detect our presence, etc.
    I don't know.


    We could fly a plane into Russia.

    Hmmmm, nope, never did that before.

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    U.S. Pacific Command Boss Mentions Potential Sale Of F-35 To India - The Drive

    India may get in on the F35 likely dumping the Russian SU-57.

    Maybe there is hope for this aircraft.



    Then there is this:

    https://thediplomat.com/2018/03/indi...trike-fighter/

    India Denies Interest in F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

    The Indian Air Force has denied that it requested a classified briefing on Lockheed Martin’s F-35.
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    Pentagon: F-35 Won?t Have a Chance in Real Combat - Save Our Skies/Stop the F-35

    Articles from recent to past on challenges facing the plane.


    So much conflicting info on the planes readiness. Other sites say it's a combat ready.

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    Comments after the article are quite interesting. Pro & con, f35 issues versus other aircraft. https://www.timesofisrael.com/if-the...s-it-so-hated/

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    Britain's supercarriers will be flying them from next summer. (Well, Queen Elizabeth will, she's on sea-trials.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dangermouse View Post
    Britain's supercarriers will be flying them from next summer. (Well, Queen Elizabeth will, she's on sea-trials.
    Is it the F35 B VSTOL version

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    Israel Might Have the Ultimate Weapon: Custom-Built F-35 Stealth Fighters | The National Interest Blog

    Israeli F35's with custom features.


    http://www.star-telegram.com/news/bu...211870439.html

    Israeli Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin disclosed this week that the planes were used in two recent missions. The disclosure was originally reported by the Jerusalem Post.
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