I’d say with the F35 being shoved into so many roles the gun pod would be omitted to carry more specialized pods if for example in a electonoc
attack configuration. One interesting theoretical use of the pylon I personally think would be nifty is a companion drone for SEAD missions a drone
that can replicate the radar signature of a nice inviting target to draw SAM sites into going active on their radars and launching while the 35 zeros
in on the installation.
edit on 12/7/2018 by BigDave-AR because: (no reason given)
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