The perception that the U.S. enjoys military superiority over all possible adversaries has existed for decades, despite the fact that Russia enjoys a technological edge in many important weapon categories. These systems are also widely exported. Our future military dominance depends heavily on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The SU-35 can already outperform it in almost every realm and the T-50 should be much more formidable. The one clear advantage we have is in carrier battle ...

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