Wasting decamillions of dollars for fucking vertical landing. Why are Americans like this???

Wasting decamillions of dollars for fucking vertical landing…

Why are Americans like this???

  1. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    surplus income.

  2. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The goal is to fuck over Swedes for their gayry in Vietnam, and in general.

  3. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    to piss you off, personally

  4. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Because the Marines wanted it. What did you expect from the service branch that eats crayons?

  5. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The harrier did need a replacement. I think thats all its gonna be good for. The CATOBAR variant is eh. AF variant is stewpid

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      This. Ironically, the B is the best version, despite being the most expensive.
      The C variant is overpriced caca, Navy should've never budged on their twin-engine requirement, and the A variant is just an expensive interceptor (since the moment it gets external hardpoints you lose the stealth, and its performance drops).

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        There is no such thing as "losing stealth"
        A F-35A with external hardpoints is still gonna have a lower radar cross section then an F-16 with external hardpoints (which is mandatory)
        And A2A F-35 with internal loadout holds more fuel (18,000lbs) and 4 AIM-120s
        vs an F-16 which has 4 AIM-120s and 2 AIM-9s and 12,000 or 15,000 lbs of fuel depending on whether 370 or 600 gal external tanks are carrier.
        An F-35 with 2 AIM-9s on external hardpoints is still going to be less observable then an F-16 with it's standard A2A loadout

  6. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Why are Americans like this???
    A lot of countries are scrambling to buy them now.

  7. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    VTOL jets are neat and I'm glad the Americans are using terabillions of dollars to make them

  8. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    that jet has an anal prolapse

  9. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >decamillions
    Who the fuck writes like that?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      eurofags who want to sound smart, that's who, probably some swede seething no one will buy his shitty jets anymore

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      15 year olds who don't know how to communicate. The rest of his post is a meme template regurgitated with his own unique "spin" as well.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Funnily enough, decamillions would mean only tens of millions were spent, making it an absolute bargain.

  10. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    makes knocking out an airforce by destroying runways impossible, seems worth it to me

  11. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Thinks STOL/VTOL was the main thing the F-35 was built for
    Why are African morons like this?

  12. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    > VTOL is the coolest shit ever
    > Can takeoff with runaways bombed out
    > Faster response time
    > Dream plane, can land in backyard
    > Can do drift gun runs

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Doesn’t vtol mode guzzle fuel at a great rate?

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Of course, unlike the F-35 that piece of shit uses three completely separate distinct jet engines to achieve VTOL.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Yes but allows you to take off from runaways can’t. They will never be used in a pure VTOL manner, more of a running short take off. Like that one on the Queen Elizabeth that fell into the ocean.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >America
        >Caring about gas mileage

  13. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    cope harder eurocuck unlike you we have the money for it

  14. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >vertical landing
    >piece of shit plane isnt even all weather
    no, unirocially for wut purpose???

  15. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Because we can.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Why aren't the trees on fire from the heat?

  16. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    VTOL is just cool.

  17. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What do you mean? Because its cool.

  18. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Because we can afford it.

  19. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >runways

  20. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Because it more than doubles the number of ships we can call aircraft carriers.

    The Japanese have a new Kaga because of it.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >The Japanese have a new Kaga because of it.
      Yup

  21. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >do cool shit
    >random cuckold euro starts bitching about it

    If the Japs did this you'd be sucking their toes, enough of your whining.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >random cuckold euro starts bitching about it
      I thought Bongs wanted VTOL.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Brits are not the ones bitching.

  22. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Marines want VTOL
    Brits want VTOL
    Japs want VTOL
    Harriers have been in service for too long.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Also Italians. Also maybe Spaniards. Also maybe Koreans but not really.

  23. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Flex

  24. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    better to be safe than sorry

  25. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The customer is always right!

  26. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    STOVL is SOVLFVLL

  27. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    That’s not an osprey

  28. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Because we can.

  29. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    So pilots can t-bag their kills without getting out

  30. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    it's actually not a lot of money when you look at the ammount of money we spend developing shitty tv shows.

  31. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Doesn't the VTOL only work once the payload is spent, or without any payload?

  32. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    suddenly they have 10+15 aircraft carriers. And the small ones aren't limited to the Harrier

  33. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    As opposed to what? Feeding you. Taking care of u like a baby? Well I don't get to fuck you mother so until then I'ma focus on VTOL, ESL bitch.

  34. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    You mad, Chang?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous
  35. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >i wonder what the strategic advantage is of being able to land vertically is

    the state of PrepHole

  36. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    because fuck you and your shitty third world cope planes

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      lewd

  37. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Because we have to stop terrorists.

  38. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    spoken like a true poorfag

  39. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    To turn their heli carriers into a platform that can deploy 15 stealth fighters.

  40. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Just a reminder that the first viable VTOL fighter was British. It wasn't bad, as the Argentinians found out, to the degree that the USAF adopted it and improved it with carbon fibre wings

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Funny, the brits wanted to sell the harrier to the argentines in 1981, argies kept the Skyhawk

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I did not know that, but a quick Google shows you are correct.
        We dodged a bullet there - literally.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Why? The harrier is not much better than the skyhawk, plus the US gave the sidewinder only to the UK. The argies were also limited by air refuel and range, so after the Belgrano sunk I don't think they could had use the Harrier from land like they did with the navy's Skyhawk.

  41. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Europeans, liberals, and other forms of homosexual spend 2010s complaining about F-35's cost
    >when F-35 ships it's actually cheaper than the Rafale and Eurofighter for a dramatically better capability

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Ignores downstream and operational costs
      shiggy

  42. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Harrier was cool as fuck so is the F35b, also it's the most expensive so it doubles as a flex.

  43. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Because it makes Marine Expeditionary Units one of the most versatile tasking units ever.

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