Italian Air Force and Navy fighting over F-35B?

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Unread post23 Nov 2021, 02:05

sunstersun wrote:I really think this split idea makes no sense.

Just give the Navy like 20 and procure 80 A versions instead.

You mean give the Italian Navy 30 F-35B's.....with the remaining F-35A's going to the Air Force! :wink:

Also, when the Navy F-35B's are not deployed at sea. Nothing says that can't operate within a land-based role. Which, is hardly uncommon in the first place........
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Unread post23 Nov 2021, 10:43

Italian F-35Bs cross-deck ops on HMS Queen Elizabeth

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