This Week at War: Iran's Learning Curve
Why we should take Tehran's threat to cut off the Strait of Hormuz seriously.
[...] The Pentagon has made a heavy bet on the stealthy F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. If restricted to flying from just Turkey and aircraft carriers in the Arabian Sea, the short-range F-35 would be able to cover targets in just the northwest and southeast corners of Iran [...]
Source: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2 ... ning_curve
And remember, the Jurassic fighter is even shorter ranged than the Baby Seal and can't operate from ships.
Time to talk to LockMart about the FB-22?