These aircraft will end up being delivered LATE and OVER BUDGET, and have virtually no operational benefits for the overall IAF posture. Several existing jets are cheaper and much more capable to configure with Israeli avionics and weapons systems, and can be ordered today to fit into the IAF program for many years to come -- the French RAFALE and the Chinese JF17.
Amir Guttfreund, award-winning Israeli author, dies at 52 (Haaretz)
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