19 aprilie 2019

Fear of missing out?

defensenews.com

As part of an ongoing spat between the U.S. and Turkey, parts deliveries for the F-35 have stopped. ANKARA, Turkey — If U.S. officials were to expel Turkey from the multinational group that builds the F-35 Lightning II, Turkish defense officials said they likely would pursue Russian fighter jet technology. “We cannot afford to leave the F-35 not substituted,” a senior military officer told Defense news. He declined to comment on the replacement options, as this would require “technological, [...]