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Old 11th Sep 2017, 01:02
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Zombywoof
 
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Originally Posted by a330pilotcanada View Post
why was the F-35 built any other fighter post Avro Arrow?
Um, can you possibly rephrase that in English so it makes sense?

Edit: I'm going to assume you skipped an "or" there.

Now here's my question for you... why would Canada need the F-35, or for that matter any fighter in 2017? There's only one reason Canada has fighters at all: comittment to NATO. Fighters are completely useless for the defence of the Canadian homeland.

Now let's look again at the function of the Arrow. Shooting down Soviet bombers. It became clear back in the day that bombers were not going to be used in a nuclear world. Why would you spend millions of dollars and countless development hours on something that was already obsolete?

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