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Old 2012-02-20, 21:53   Link #19753
Kamui4356
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Originally Posted by AnimeFan188 View Post
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
concerned.
It does out range the F-18, on paper. It remains to be seen how that works in practice though. Combat radius of 590nmi vs 400nmi. Note that's for internal fuel. Add external tanks to either and you can extend that range.
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