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Future Warfare: What Comes After the F-35?
The U.S. Air Force and Navy have separate programs for getting a 6th generation fighter into the air.
Ηere’s What You Need to Know: The military is already looking beyond the F-35 stealth fighter.
- Caleb Larson
- The National Interest
Both the United States Air Force and the United States Navy have separate programs for getting a 6th generation fighter into the air.
The Air Force and the Navy both fly the 5th generation F-35 jet, with the Air Force also being the sole user of the F-22 Raptor, perhaps the world’s stealthiest jet fighter.
Despite the airframe’s dominance, work is already underway on a 6th generation fighter.
Little is known about either the Navy or Air Force 6th…