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Old 05-15-2006
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Originally Posted by Mk23
You're saying that the proper use for the F-22A Raptor is...

A 338 million dollar hangar queen.

Try 110 million, All the 300+ million dollar tags include development cost, the fly-away cost is much less.

And it won't be a hangar queen once the Su-47 gets exported [and that won't take long].

Don't forget about MiG 1.42, which seems to have attracted the attention of NATO again, suggesting Russia has been doing more research on it than thought.

Do I need to mention the JAS-39 and Rafael, both of which will undoubtedly be exported to our enemies [no offense to Roger]?

The F-22 is badly needed, we should have had it three years ago, and we need four times as many as we have on order.
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