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Old 27th Jun 2015, 12:56
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orca
 
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But we agree, don't we, that legacy fighters cannot exist in the threat environment currently fielded. So I assume all F-35 knockers are also content that manned aircraft are no longer viable on the high end battlefield?

As drones haven't made anywhere near the impact they were supposed to - it seems they've done the straight forward long persistence stuff but not anything requiring high performance or high end weaponry, one assumes that the SAM has won full stop.

Not to worry. AT and ISTAR should keep us busy enough. Potentially SH as well but the cushion layer is certainly getting more fruity as time goes by.
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