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Old 2012-02-20, 21:06   Link #19752
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Originally Posted by ganbaru View Post
True, but it isn't what thoses fighters will be used for most of their service time, Arctic sovereignty and over-the-water patrols missions will. The F-35 is supposed to have less range than the cf18 and don't have the right communication equipement for Artic operation.
Really? I thought the F-35's internal weapon bays made it sleek enough to out-range the F/A-18,
as well as competing European fighters; who have to use draggy external storage.

Also, a "CF-35" would probably be configured for Canadian needs, as far as communications are
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