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Offline splerdu

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #120 on: March 16, 2019, 10:07:39 PM »
F-35s is now showing it's true color.  Lethal.  PAF should acquire this 5th generation.

^ Isn't it too expensive? We even rejected F16s because the PAF couldn't afford to pay for the running and maintenance costs.
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #121 on: March 17, 2019, 01:50:52 AM »
^Thought the F-16V was still a contender? Per-unit cost of F-35 has dropped below USD 100M now, but no public info on operating costs yet.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #122 on: March 17, 2019, 02:05:36 AM »
F-35s is now showing it's true color.  Lethal.  PAF should acquire this 5th generation.

^ Isn't it too expensive? We even rejected F16s because the PAF couldn't afford to pay for the running and maintenance costs.


PAF can buy few F35 units and link the combat systems with the existing FA50s. Makes the FA50s lethal too.   
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #123 on: March 17, 2019, 02:11:00 AM »
heard that japan will buy more F35Bs for carrier deployment.   
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #124 on: May 01, 2019, 07:16:20 PM »

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #126 on: September 24, 2019, 09:29:47 PM »
AIM 9L at least we now have guided air to air capability, albeit, short range.... and AGM65.... fire and forget air to surface missiles.... ways better than mk117s that most often miss their  targets after being dropped.