quote: Is the situation really as bad as this author makes it sound?
quote: im really really getting pissed off with the pork barrelled monstrosity that the f35 has become. the uk has pitched for 5% of f35 development costs.
quote: the money we save on f35's will pay for catapaults on the carriers and more typhoons.
quote: The Typhoon is capable
quote: My only problem, well not problem but input, on going with the Rafale is that it's RCS is much higher than the Typhoon while also having much less maneuverability. It's power to weight ration also seems a bit on the low side for a Gen 4.5 fighter.
quote: The Rafale has easily the lowest RCS of any in-service fighter bar the F-22.