Ah fanboy logic. Raptors lack situational awareness compared to just about every other fighter on the market.
Super Hornet is already an up-sized Hornet. While it has more room for upgrades making it a delta wing isn't one of them.
May as well buy Rafales or Eurofighters if you want to go the XL...
The OH-6 is $250 per flight hour. So $1400 pfh isn't impossible for what basically is a recon helicopter.
Why bother when the Luftwaffe already has new planes. They can just replace Tornado's with newer versions of the Typhoon and wait it for a 5+ Gen/6th Gen Fighter.
The AIM-9X is also (very...
Buying foreign would mean USAF brass admits that they funded an inferior platform. So yeah its not going to happen.
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