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I mean, the pilots are the best-trained and they have superior aircraft, but they are decreasing in number as time goes by.
Originally posted by FULCRUM
Q: Is the Russian Air Force still in the game?
do i have make my point or would you be kind enough to just belive me?
There are plenty of topics about similar subjects..
Or topics that have turned into this conversation by some mysterious way..
Originally posted by ghost
Yes! It is a fact that they don't apply themselves the way they did in the cold war and their forces aren't quite as daunting. You need to also rememberr the US isn't the same military power it was back then either. Bottom Line: The Russians are still a force to be recekned with.
Originally posted by Gazrok
Though they are highly trained, I wouldn't say "best". I'd go with the US or Isreal on that one...
On superior aircraft, again, no...unless you take the US out of consideration. However, the backbone of their forces are using older, obsolete planes...
Actually, Soviet pilots actually performed the best out of all the Allied nations during World War II.
Originally posted by sweatmonicaIdo
The F-22 is ONE type aircraft. ALL of Russia's fighters are highly agile.
Actually, technology is WAY overrated. It's obvious because the rest of you who say U.S. fighters are superior use their weapons, avionics, and speed as evidence.
It's simple as it gets. The plane that can turn quicker will end up in a good firing position than a fighter that is slower at turning. Agility leads to good positioning. High speed leads to overshooting and less agility wastes precious time.