Friday, December 1, 2023

The F35A does not shoot straight according to the Pentagon

Certainly, when it doesn't... According to the site , the tests concerning the precision of the 25mm cannon on board the F35A, the version intended for the US Air Force and the majority of countries purchasing the device from Lockheed-Martin, would have given “unacceptable” results, particularly during air-to-ground firing. And as if that were not enough, the gun support would have cracks, also called jacks in aeronautics, following the use of the gun. Note that the F35B vertical takeoff and F35C versions embarked on aircraft carriers do not have this defect.

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Fabrice Wolf
Fabrice Wolf
A former French naval aeronautics pilot, Fabrice is the editor and main author of the site. His areas of expertise are military aeronautics, defense economics, air and submarine warfare, and Akita inu.

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