Flying Missile Defense? The F-35 Stealth Fighter Can Do Everything
The National Interest -

Michael Peck


But does it excel at anything?

Key point: Missile defense is expanding the repertoire of F-35 missions.

Add another mission to the F-35.

On top of being a stealth fighter, bomber and airborne quarterback coordinating other aircraft, now it’s a missile defense sensor. The U.S. Army recently incorporated Air Force F-35s into its missile defense system.

“Two U.S. Air Force F-35s were integrated with the U.S. Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System...

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