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Originally posted by PBscientist
I don't know why, but fighters seem innefficient to me. It seems that a lot of them are designed to do a lot of jobs well, but they do them for a very high price.
Originally posted by ghost
I Agree with you! There are many Jobs that can be done better by other airplanes. Strategic Bombing, for example, should be done by bombers like the B-2 and the B-52, NOT F-117 and F-15E. The F-15 was design to fight other aircraft, not bomb ground targets. When you try to put a plane into a role it wasn't meant for, it will always have limits. For example the 5'000 LB. Bunker Busters air too big to put inside of an F-117, but most command bunkers are in heavly defended areas. That's were the B-2 comes in. You put several GBU-37 5'000 LB. bunker busters in the bomb bay and go destroy the bunkers. If you tried to do the same using fighters, you'd need tons of supprt aircraft to even have a chance to get near the target.
Originally posted by Darkpr0
I disagree wholly. The F-15E is a multirole fighter.