Deathmatch: America's F-35 vs. Russia and China's Best Air Defenses (Who Wins?)

July 7, 2017 Topic: Security Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: F-35MilitaryChinaRussiaU.S.S-300S-400

Deathmatch: America's F-35 vs. Russia and China's Best Air Defenses (Who Wins?)

Who would win? 

The first phase of test execution consisted of 13 ground gunfire events over the course of three months to verify the integration of the gun into the F-35A, the JSF office said.

 

“Once verified, the team was cleared to begin this second phase of testing, with the goal of evaluating the gun’s performance and integration with the airframe during airborne gunfire in various flight conditions and aircraft configurations,” the statement added.

The new gun will also be integrated with the F-35’s software so as to enable the pilot to see and destroy targets using a helmet-mounted display.

This first appeared in Scout Warrior here

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