"Without a gun it would be useless"
I can remember quite a number of highly sucessfull ground attack platforms without guns, from the B-52 to the Reaper, etc, and the RAF Harriers GR5/7/9/...
If the reason to terminate the Raptor production was because it was too expensive, well "Dave" B and C should are gonna get an axe on their heads, they are on the same bracket costs of the F-22....
"The Sukhoi Su-35 is taking its place as China’s most powerful fighter"
"Until now the air force’s most powerful fighters have been the Su-30MKK/MK2"
Arguably not, in the last month/...
"The deal is a significant milestone for the Typhoon, as it represents the first time the aircraft has won a fighter program in open competition."