The American F35 fighter is far from being devoid of weaknesses, but it nevertheless has two undeniable qualities, namely its high performance info-centric architecture coupled with an array of sensors covering a broad spectrum, and its overpowered F-135 engine, which develops almost 13 tons of dry thrust, and 19 tons with post-combustion. These two elements make it the perfect candidate to receive the new directed energy weapons under development in the United States, and in particular a high energy laser, as in the framework of the US Air Force's SHIELD program.
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