Israel upgraded F-35 for strikes on Iran

The Israel Defense Forces has upgraded its fifth-generation F-35I Adir fighters, and now the aircraft can reach Iranian territory without refueling if necessary. Meanwhile, the base range of the F-35I Adir is just over 650 nautical miles (1200 km).

According to the American edition of The Drive, the Israelis have seriously increased the range of the F-35. It is likely that this was done in one of two ways: by adding large external fuel tanks or by more rational arrangement of existing ones.

In the first case, the fighter will be able to detect Iranian radars faster, but the timely dropping of the tanks will help solve this problem. In the second case, the tight fit of the internal tanks will not have a negative impact on the “invisibility” of the F-35I Adir.

In addition, the range of weapons of the fighter was replenished with a one-ton bomb developed in Israel. It will be placed in the inner compartment. In this case, the bomb will be protected from enemy radio equipment.

As noted by The Drive, the improved fighter will be able, if necessary, to better overcome Iran's layered air defense systems.
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  1. Vox Populi Offline Vox Populi
    Vox Populi (vox populi) 15 June 2022 19: 39
    Be that as it may, it must be admitted that the Israelis are intelligent and purposeful people ...
    1. Leonid Khasin Offline Leonid Khasin
      Leonid Khasin (Leonid Khasin) 16 June 2022 00: 26
      Smart, because, with peace with everything, they don’t quarrel ... Americans are not called “*****s”, because they see in them talents of the whole world, a mixture of many, talented peoples and races ... Americans , this is the whole world, it’s not even a people, but just a nameless life ... Such is their Christ, for everyone, for life, outside the people or race, genetics and their friendship with the Americans, makes them strong ... Americans believe, that Jesus saved the Jews, everyone, like any other people ... And this is so ... That's why the Jews are smart ... They remember that God created everyone without a single exception and everyone carries something, people and personality. ..It is easy for them to comprehend science, there is no barrier
    2. 1_2 Offline 1_2
      1_2 (Ducks are flying) 16 June 2022 13: 21
      still, that’s why they decided to move Israel to Ukraine) (Maidan is the work of their hands, although they try to hide it, but many people know this), and not to Canada, for example, or Poland, but they were wrong, their gut let them down, they decided that the Russian Federation will be stopped by sanctions and other muddle of the West
  2. tkot973 Offline tkot973
    tkot973 (Konstantin) 15 June 2022 22: 34
    I don't understand why this news is reprinted here.
    About the fact that the Jews are very cool?
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    1. Leonid Khasin Offline Leonid Khasin
      Leonid Khasin (Leonid Khasin) 16 June 2022 00: 13
      Through the "scribbler", G-d wrote the entire Bible, except for Luke, they say he was a Greek and a doctor ... A humane man and not a military man ... He would not give the military, they have no living, not merciful heart ... sick ...
  4. Yuri V.A Offline Yuri V.A
    Yuri V.A (Yuri) 16 June 2022 02: 41
    The mentioned base range of 1200 km is most likely the combat radius of the original version of the aircraft without PTB and refueling. The distance from Israel to Iran in a straight line is over 1800 km, all this is information for reflection for fans of Almighty Zircon
    1. 1_2 Offline 1_2
      1_2 (Ducks are flying) 16 June 2022 13: 23
      Zircon can be hung like a dagger and launched even across London
      1. Yuri V.A Offline Yuri V.A
        Yuri V.A (Yuri) 17 June 2022 12: 24
        Where to hang, on what? Onyx could not, and any carrier will be shot down before launch
  5. 1_2 Offline 1_2
    1_2 (Ducks are flying) 16 June 2022 13: 23
    Jews forgot that Iran has missiles with a range of 2000 km
  6. Dukhskrepny Offline Dukhskrepny
    Dukhskrepny (Vasya) 16 June 2022 17: 33
    Israel needs denazification