The U.S. Air Force (Using F-35s) Is Learning How To Defeat Russia's S-400 Air Defenses
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Kris Osborn

Security, Americas

The F-35 won't be beat so easily.

Key point: Software improvements and computer simulations are a big help.

Designed as part of the developmental trajectory for the emerging F-35, the test-firing facilities further development of an ability to fire the weapon “off-boresight,” described as an ability to target and destroy air to air targets that are not in front of the aircraft with a direct or immediate line of sight, Pentagon officials explained. The AIM-9X, he...


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