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Further, Israel’s F-15I aircraft are the only jets they have that can carry these bombs, and each jet can carry only one. While they would have F-16I jets to escort them, most of Iran’s nuclear sites are out of range for both models, making mid-air refueling necessary. Israel only has about 10 Boeing 707 mid-air refueling tankers. Given the long range nature of the mission, limited refueling capabilities, and the number of jets it would take to do serious damage to Iran’s nuclear sites — Israel has 125 fighter jets combined — the mission would have to literally be flawless.
Pentagon officials said military options being prepared start with providing aerial refueling for Israeli planes
They only have 10 Boeing KC135s for air refueling. Those planes are ancient.
Originally posted by lonewolf19792000
reply to post by Drew99GT
Good thing they are going to inherit our F-22's after we replace those with F-135's. Not only will they get the F-22 but the A10-Warthog which is basically a flying tank.
Going to miss seeing A10's in action, in my opinion they are the most bad ass jet ever invented. That jet can fly home with nothing but ductape holding it together if need be.
"Israel has not signed the 1972 Biological and Toxin Weapons Conventions (BTWC), and believes that progress in advancing the treaty's goals in the region would require significantly improved political stability, discourse, and confidence building in the region.  However, Israel has taken steps to strengthen its export control regulations on dual-use biotechnologies and is also examining ways to improve security at sensitive Israeli laboratories.  In terms of BW research, development, and deployment"
Israel needs only to destroy 1-2 iranian nuclear sites.Iran will go NUTS and will 100% assume US was helping Israel doing this
Originally posted by tommyjo
Originally posted by nobodysavedme
f-135 are rubbish.poor range.