A version of this article appears in the July 14 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. Two factors are likely to dominate the fighter market that is accessible to Western-aligned manufacturers over the next decade. The first could be termed “F-35 versus the world.” The Joint Strike Fighter business plan, as shown in official briefing documents, envisages the close of production for all other U.S. and European fighters before 2020. Although there are U.S. studies ...

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