The issue is ordnance on target in support of ground forces. How it gets there is not the issue. A new aircraft for the USAF provides budget authority they can use elsewhere. The ground...
One thing you can take to the bank: if Iran uses nuclear weapons against Israel, Tehran will be a glass parking lot and millions of people will die.
Two different aircraft to satisfy two different concepts.
Love to see the business case for Rolls; let alone Airbus.
You're on the wrong website. You really meant to be on al Jazeera.