posted on Feb, 12 2017 @ 07:06 PM
a reply to: Zaphod58
He had to do some real mental gymnastics with that one.
"High mission reliability" I'm paraphrasing this, "could have been used to fudge the numbers" Like mission availability is a bad
100 million dollars a copy... OK, I'd rather that were lower, too. However, unless I'm mistaken, aren't F18's with all the bells and whistles even
more? Or at least in the same neighborhood? I seem to recall reading that somewhere...?
108 million per unit w/F18 to United Arab Emirate for a plane that is a generation less capable in every way to the Lightning II, if memory serves...