You don't always get what you pay for.

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    The United States has spent nearly $80 billion to develop the most advanced stealth fighter jet in history, the F-22 Raptor, but the Air Force recently found out firsthand that while the planes own the skies at modern long-range air combat, it is "evenly matched" with cheaper, foreign jets when it comes to old-school dogfighting.

    F-22 Fighter Loses $79 Billion Advantage in Dogfights: Report - Yahoo! News
     
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    Yeah..they should have went with a "real" stealth fighter..the Joint Strike Fighter.

    300 billion spent and not one plane to be seen.

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    Well I think the solution is obvious: Spend 300 Billion more for it's replacement.
     
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    When is the last time the United States lost in a dogfight with enemy Fighter planes? Just a thought.:lol:
     
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    When is the last time the F22 was in a dog fight?
     

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