An F-35 option: Produce the Pacific Rim Fighter

Japan, Australia, Canada, and South Korea have under-utilized strengths in aerospace technology. We should put those abilities to use.

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F-22 Raptors in Marietta, Ga. on May 5.
Mark M. Miller
Published: Thursday, 05/10/2012 12:00 am EDT

Sixty-five single-engine strike fighters are meant to replace 138 twin-engine multi-role CF-18s, now down to 77. They would spend almost all of their time having their Klingon cloaking device repaired.

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