Recent commentary on the F-35 fifth-generation fighter has centered around its firepower and stealth capabilities, but a recently released demonstration video depicts the fighter jet in a pleasantly different light.
The U.S. Air Force’s ambitious 2019 F-35 air show plans come at a time when when Russia and China are actively advertising the capabilities.
Recent commentary on the F-35 fifth-generation fighter has centered around its firepower and stealth capabilities,...
In full production, the F-35A is projected to cost less than the four-plus generation Eurofighter Typhoon, the French Rafale M, or the latest version of the F-15K Strike Eagle. It will outperform those jets and every other four-plus generation fighter in an air-to-surface role, and none of them would fare well against it in an air-to-air engagement.
A former A-10 instructor pilot said the situational awareness aids associated with the sensor suite of the F-35A allowed...
The video, dating back to November of 2018, depicts an F-35 simultaneously firing five air-to-surface missiles against five test targets. At least one of the targets-- a light vehicle-- can be seen moving.
Following a year of technical challenges and difficult cost-benefit questions, the F-35 seems to be starting 2019 in a decidedly more positive key. Only time will tell if this trend endures.
A recently leaked video sheds light on one of the F-35’s possible weapons...