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The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter was meant to improve the U.S. air arsenal, but has made it more vulnerable instead. By David Axe.
This is the A-10 replacement. I still don't understand why you will replace a close air support system with a fighter. The A-10 functioned beautifully in supporting ground units where as a fighter is always less desirable.
This reminds me of the decline in the quality of US auto making several decades ago. It was a rude wakeup call when they were abandoned for foreign made cars. Being in the air against an opponent is not the time to find out their's is better.