The proposal of an interim-step Embraer "Super" Tucano, with absolutely no pilot or critical systems protection from ground fire, and a single pratt turbo prop would be LOL material except...
Trump's ignorance and I-know-everything naiveté re Putin and Russia are extremely dangerous. Plus some Balts spend 3% of the gnp on defense already, more than the 2% goal.
"Who would rely on a single engine bird on air-combat, middle of the ocean or forest."
Most of the (non Russian) Air Forces depend on the F-16, good enough for you?
Remember how quickly you lost WWII?
What rubbish. No wonder you aren't working.