Israel Pays for Additional F-35s

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Unread post27 Jan 2019, 21:13

Yeah, the drop tanks are a giveaway, as the F-35 doesn't have any yet.

And IIRC, paints beyond the RAM coating are a no-no for stealth too.
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Unread post28 Jan 2019, 01:27

spazsinbad wrote:CGI: viewtopic.php?f=63&t=54122 ADIR F-35i Fantasy Paint Scheme with Drop Tanks

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Syrian S-300 may not have been active at the time of January 22 strike.

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Unread post09 Apr 2019, 01:10

Work Proceeds On Israeli F-35 Fuel Tanks

TEL AVIV—Israeli companies have completed the initial design of external fuel tanks for the Israeli Air Force’s (IAF) F-35 Adir stealth...

http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/wor ... fuel-tanks


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Unread post09 Apr 2019, 01:21

zerion wrote:
Work Proceeds On Israeli F-35 Fuel Tanks

TEL AVIV—Israeli companies have completed the initial design of external fuel tanks for the Israeli Air Force’s (IAF) F-35 Adir stealth...

http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/wor ... fuel-tanks


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Unread post09 Apr 2019, 03:08

spazsinbad wrote:
zerion wrote:
Work Proceeds On Israeli F-35 Fuel Tanks

TEL AVIV—Israeli companies have completed the initial design of external fuel tanks for the Israeli Air Force’s (IAF) F-35 Adir stealth...

http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/wor ... fuel-tanks


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Unread post09 Apr 2019, 03:10

Stealth on Steroids: Meet Israel’s F-35I Adir (An F-35 Like No Other)

F-35I Adir—or “Mighty Ones”—will be the only F-35 variant to enter service heavily tailored to a foreign country’s specifications.

by Sebastien Roblin

Israel is also developing two different sets of external fuel tanks to extend the F-35’s range. The first will be non-stealthy 425-gallon under wing tanks developed by a subsidiary of Elbit—these could be dropped when approaching enemy airspace (the pylons holding the drop tanks would reportedly detach as well so as not to compromise stealth), or used for missions in which stealth isn’t necessary. Further down the line, IAI wants to co-develop with Lockheed bolt-on conformal fuel tanks which “hug” the F-35 airframe so as not to compromise stealth and aerodynamics.

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/ ... ther-47862
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Unread post09 Apr 2019, 04:49

AND... the TANKvarious article 'first appeared last year' so prolly we have it somewhere but I WANT NEW AVweak article.
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