F-35 Weekly Update: 17th May 2013




Australia - The air force chief Air Marshal Geoff Brown defended the F-35 in his parliamentary testimony this week as critics raised questions about the 5th generation fighter and the overmatch threat from Russian and Chinese aircraft. "Let me tell you, I don't think that they have the level of stealth that's available in U.S. fifth generation aircraft, and it's by a significant factor," said Air Marshal Brown. "Both PAK FA, J-20 and J-31 are possibly where we were in excess of 10-12 years...
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