Low, Slow, Loiter
Things the fast movers don't do well.
Not to say that they can't/don't do CAS....but some platforms can do it better.
I certainly understand the need to...
What if Textron bought Sikorsky?
"Britain's infamous Defence White Paper of April 1957 declared that the Lightning would be the RAF's last manned fighter..."
And people keep making similar claims about fighters in current...
You could take all of your comments here and write a book.
I remember when we were "rebaselining" the F-35 schedule. Those were the days. I had never heard the term before. For all I knew we were the tip of the spear of the "rebaselining" craze.