Emerging Military Aviation Trends and Potential US Aerospace Adversaries



This chapter describes and analyzes emerging international military aviation, geopolitical, and security trends which could see the F-35’s operational deployment. Particular emphasis is placed on combat scenarios involving China, Iran, North Korea, and Russia and facilities in these countries which could be targeted by the United States and F-35’s from US allied countries. Coverage is also provided of potential combat scenarios involving aerial operations against transnational terrorist organizations across the globe.


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