This aircraft can handle fourth generation fighters if they are stupid enough to fight it, but is the bottom of the bucket for fifth generation fighters. Israel could have developed something more like the F-22 if Israel was willing to make the investment. Now, with six days to strike Iran, it is too late for these shiny fragile toys.
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from the article: Israel to purchase 20 Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets