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Corsair1963 wrote:Will we see a Air Defense Optimized F-35?
Lightndattic wrote:I would think the inherant multi role capability built into the basic plane would fulfill the ADF role. The only reason for the ADF version of the F-16 was because the -120 was delayed and the basic Viper radar couldn't continuously illuminate a target for a Sparrow to home on, right?
Smithsguy wrote:I heard an offhand comment that the RAF wanted a version of the JSF with 10 rail launchers (2 per Pylon). Any thoughts on its role?
boff180 wrote:Probably on about Brimstone launchers (british stand off anti-tank/CAS weapon in the same casing as hellfire).... each launcher is an individual rail, usually in groups of 3 or 6....
eg: a tornado carries 12 under body, typhoon can carry a maximum of 18.
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