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Subject:  Re: What are the military threats to the US? Date:  2/22/2013  3:36 PM
Author:  eatenbybears Number:  1861690 of 2210948

I agree that drones are a great leap forward in a safer ability to attack or watch our enemies, but vs the value if a fighter jet ..... Drones have no defensive capabilities, and against most military forces would be blown out of the sky in seconds.

Guess the math would be

1 F35 @ $90 million = 22 Preditor drones @ $4. Million

Can 22 non defensive Predator drones be blown out of the sky faster than 1 F35? (If we ever see a production version of an F35 fly)

I would say yes, but would also agree that something cheaper than an F35 would have the same result.

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