Tag Archive for: "F-35"
Graph(s) of the week—F-35A budget update

For the past couple of years I’ve been keeping Strategist readers updated with the status of USAF planning for procurement of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter at each pentagon budget cycle. (See here for 2013 …

Sea, air and land updates

Sea State The US’ incoming chief of naval operations (CNO) Admiral John Richardson has been invited by his Chinese counterpart, Commander in Chief of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy—Admiral Wu Shengli—to visit China to discuss …

The last of the gunfighters

I read MP Dennis Jensen’s article ‘Time to remember the Vietnam air war lesson’ in yesterday’s West Australian with interest. In essence, Dr Jensen paraphrases the US Air Force experience in Vietnam as placing too …

F-35 versus F-16: who wins? Who cares?

Last week there was a real flurry in the press and the blogosphere about the performance of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Or, more accurately, about the lack of manoeuvre performance in a trial against …