Friday, September 23, 2016

Is The F-35 The Future Of What Air Warfare Will Look Like?

The F-35 Lightning II fighter production facilities at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas. Courtesy of Lockheed Martin

Amanda Macias, Business Insider: This is what the future of air warfare looks like

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — The largest buyer of America's most expensive weapons program is calling it the centerpiece of fusion warfare.

"When you look at where the Air Force is headed, you look at coalition warfare and spend time in the Pacific, what this means to the interoperability, the ability to operate with others in the battle space and create the coalition warfare that we will always, always, fight with in the future, the centerpiece of that is gonna be the F-35," US Air Force Gen. Herbert "Hawk" Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, said at the Air Force Association's annual Air, Space and Cyber conference.

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WNU Editor: "Fusion warfare" .... the new phrase being used by the U.S. Air Force to describe the F-35. Want's my take on this article .... your typical puff-piece on the F-35.

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