Another Netherlands evaluation ranks the JSF over the Gripen NG
The Netherlands is following Norway in recommending procurement of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and both defense ministries rank the aircraft’s mission capabilities higher and costs lower than competing multirole fighters. “The F-35 best meets the requirements drawn up by the Netherlands for the successor to the F-16,” says the Dutch defense ministry, citing the JSF’s better operational availability, mission capability, lower price and anticipated lifecycle costs. JSF-maker ...
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