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

Unread postPosted: 23 Nov 2021, 02:05
by Corsair1963
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........

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

Unread postPosted: 23 Nov 2021, 10:43
by spazsinbad
Italian F-35Bs cross-deck ops on HMS Queen Elizabeth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIQSWK-AMwU