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Senate Vote : The F-22 Poll

Why in the effing name of *** was F-22 production capped?

  • Those damn Libtards! Always out to jeopardise American security!

    Votes: 5 22.7%
  • The F-22 has operational issues, like it can't fly in the rain.

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • The plane has low serviceability rates, something that people think can be fixed in the case of the

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Not multi-role enough. UCAVS and F-35 seen as better bang for buck.

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • Thiswaritis

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • Too expensive for what it does. Larger numbers of cheaper jets with AESA's can compensate and do oth

    Votes: 10 45.5%
  • Something better is planned for air dominance. Its deep in the black right now.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Gates flew in an F-22. Developed Vertigo, hates the jet ever since!

    Votes: 1 4.5%
  • Boeing has a secret plan to takeover LM by scuttling the latters ambitions. watch out F-35!

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 187 raptors is indeed enough for all future scenarios.

    Votes: 3 13.6%

  • Total voters
    22

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K: "The F-22 production line is humming so it's harder to kill so we need to focus on that. Once it's good and dead we can turn our attention to the F-35 which will be easier to kill because new programs are always over budget and late." :mad:
 

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Lampshade111 said:
"Those damn libtards" best sums up my views on the matter.

You figure the best fighter plane on the planet is humming smoothly off the assembly line and they want to kill it because it's a "waste of money" when they are squandering literally HUNDREDS of times as much money on stupid bull---t designed to buy the most votes, "Libtards" is being nice.
 

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This topic belongs in The Bar, if anywhere. Please don't put such topics in the main forum sections.
 

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I didn't really like the poll choices, but voted for "libtards" because it's the best fit for my position. Killing the F-22 would have made sense in 1991 or 1992. We saw F-15's kicking butt in Operation Desert Storm, the iron curtain was collapsing, and the need for F-22 wasn't compelling enough to justify the billions that would be spent on development. But all those development dollars have been sunk by now, and buying added airframes would be a pretty good value (while we're still sinking development dollars into the less-capable F-35A.) So the Senate vote is another case of being penny-wise and pound-foolish.
 
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