Avia Pro: Russian strategic Tu-160s escaped the pursuit of American F-35s at supersonic speed.
The pursuit of American F-35 fighters behind a group of Russian strategic bombers Tu-160 “White Swan” forced Russian military pilots to “drop” their pursuers, accelerating to a speed equal to almost two speeds of sound, which in just a few seconds left American fifth-generation combat aircraft far behind. The data on this subject is provided by the Telegram channel “Militarist”
According to the data provided by the information channel, during one of the training flights, Russian strategic bombers managed to accelerate to a speed of 1,84 MAX, while the maximum speed of the American F-35 fighter is 1,6 MAX, which allowed Russian aircraft to literally a few seconds to increase the lead from the F-35 to one and a half kilometers.
“There are rumors that an attempt to intercept Russian Tu-160 bombers by American F-35C fighters ended in failure, since the maximum speed of the fighter is limited to 1,6M, and the Tu-160 can accelerate to 1,84M”, – said in the message “Telegram”-channel “Militarist”.
It should be noted that the incident could have occurred in the middle of last month, when Russian Tu-160s took off over the Arctic, but no clarifications are given on this matter.
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Don’t know about being slow chasing TU-160, but F-35 can really dive fast in the water!
Having senators and representatives on Armed Services Committees that prioritize rewarding contracts to weapons manufacturers in their states or districts, respectively, or, worse who hold financial stakes in those companies, is a problem. The latter should be illegal. https://www.businessinsider.com/congress-members-are-trading-defense-stocks-while-shaping-military-policy-2021-12
Did the USA somehow “forget” how to make an interceptor? I think NOT! It’s clear by now that any conflict with Russia or China is designed to be lost. The same folks who attacked us on 9/11 are determined to make an end of the USA and the beginning of God only knows what. May Heaven preserve us all from the wrath of the chosenites.
Ironically as of 27 September 2021, the Israeli Airforce has 30 F-35s in service according to bastion of truth Wikipedia. As I recall Lockheed Martin have a track record in the supply of dud overpriced aircraft purchased by corrupt politicians. F104 “widowmaker” By mid-1966, 61 German Starfighters had crashed, with a loss of 35 pilots.
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