posted on Feb, 28 2017 @ 02:56 AM
a reply to: D8Tee
Good question, I'm sure that someone in the know will come in and spread the knowledge around.
As I know it the F-35 is a package deal where all participating nations have a equal right to technologies researched.
The engine, airframe, software etc.
That being said the system will be compatible with other technologies and systems, it'll be a given that no F-35 of different nations will be exactly
Tbh, I'm not exactly sure on specifics. The F-22 for instance is kind of a forerunner of the F-35, it is not for export under any circumstances.
Therefore it would be safe to assume that in holds technologies that the USA will not even allow even allies to have access to.
It's worth remembering that the F-35 is a joint venture between multiple nations.