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Blighty's buying another 17 F-35s, confirms the American government

Steve Davies 3 Silver badge

civilian Intercept

Good luck sending an Airbus A-3xx up to intercept an SU-22

The Venrable EE Lightning which was basically a Jet Engine with a Pilot on top worked because it coul catch pretty well anything that flew at the time that wasn't a missile.

Drones are no good when the enemy can jam the airwaves. Even frequency hopping radio won't work against a blanket jamming.

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