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Why is the F-35 so bad?

Why is the F-35 so bad?

What many critics complain about with the F-35 is that it has too small wings (in order to be stored compactly on an aircraft carrier), which gives the aircraft little lift. The critics say that small wings give the F-35 bad lift because the wing area is crucial for an aircraft to achieve a good lift.

How many F-35 does Singapore have?

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Singapore’s program of record is four F-35 B-variant aircraft.

Has the US used the F-35 in combat?

The U.S. Air Force deployed the F-35 to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility for 18 consecutive months and the jet delivered operationally: 42 jets, 1,100 airmen, 1,319 sorties, 352 total weapons dropped and 3,774 25MM rounds expended.

How many F-35 fighter jets does the US have?

As of this week, he said, the F-35 fighter fleet is second in size only to the F-16 Fighting Falcon; the Air Force has 934 F-16 C and D models. Air Force spokeswoman Maj. Malinda Singleton told the service has 283 F-35s, which also surpasses the A-10 Warthog fleet by two aircraft.

Is the Lockheed Martin F-35 a ground attack fighter?

Lockheed Martin has suggested that the F-35 could replace the USAF’s F-15C/D fighters in the air-superiority role and the F-15E Strike Eagle in the ground-attack role.

Who is the manufacturer of the F-35 Lightning?

F-35A Lightning II fighter jet is manufactured by Lockheed Martin. F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) is a stealthy, supersonic multirole fighter developed by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company for the US Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps and programme partners from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) and US allies.

How is the F-35 a force multiplier?

More than a fighter jet, the F-35’s ability to collect, analyze and share data is a powerful force multiplier enhancing all airborne, surface and ground-based assets in the battlespace and enabling men and women in uniform to execute their mission and come home safe.

What are the advantages of the F-35?

The F-35 brings a decisive advantage to the battlespace, providing an asymmetric advantage across the multi-domain spectrum. The F-35’s transformational capabilities enable pilots to operate in any environment, against any threat.