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Saturday, December 10, 2016

The us military complained about the stealth fighter F-35 for air defense


Air force United States lamented the “flaw” in the fifth generation fighter F-35ALightning II, which in combat is a powerful advantage. As it turned out, ground-based tracking system was simply not able to capture the newest planes, which greatly hampered the conduct of joint air defense exercises.


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During the maneuvers practiced detection and attack air targets anti-aircraft forces. However, the sustainability of capture targets radar stations was not achieved.

As a result, the pilots of the F-35 had to turn the transponders make their aircraft visible, reports Defense News.

“If the transponders are not included, we likely would have cost without the suspended losses,” – said the publication of the commander of the 34th fighter squadron Lieutenant Colonel George Watkins.

The fifth generation fighter F-35 Lightning II will replace the F-16 and A-10 in the air force and F/A-18 in naval aviation and AV-8B aircraft in the marine Corps.

In April of this year, commander of US air forces in Europe and Africa, General Frank Gorenc said that the new American fighter “will be able to contain rising Russia.”

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