The f-35 can datalink targeting info to HIMARS launchers using link16. This leaves the f-35 free to carry more fuel or air to air missiles, or to allow the f-35 to destroy targets after all air to ground munitions have been expended.
>>48898158Cope >>48898169SeetheNothing makes the shills more upset than American rocket artillery superiority
and how complicated of a task is that for a single pilot to do?
>>48898320Should be just as easy as sharing targeting data with other systems connected to link16. It pays to have a vast network of target sharing info like the US has
>>48898320>Look at target>Designate with HOTAS>refine with HOTAS slew and EOTS>Push to networkI have zero experience RL with the F-35 but it's not hard to imagine the workflow knowing they have HMTS and the pilots have nothing but praise for the user experience.
>>48898126That's an insane capability.
>>48898126Post GMLRS quints screencap
>>48898126but can it shoot straight?
>>48898590>but the ultra unimportant gun!!
>>48898556Wish I had it
Based rocket artillery poster generating massive amounts of seethe.
>>48898320Not complicated. Just designate the target and it will pop up on the datalink for anyone in range.
>>48898590Do you get paid for this Armatard or do you do it for free? You spend a lot of time on here, are you even employed?
>>48899017Dude, chill. He's doing it to get a rise out of you.
Speaking of HIMARS....
>>48899662Love that ring of coverage around Russias western border
>>48898590https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ipr_hPAcR_QNo army tacms is a maneuvering not a ballistic missile
>>48899720It’s an srbm
>>48898126who are you and how did you get into my house
>>48898320About as hard as designating a target for a smartbomb.
>>48902698Then why don’t other nations link their jets and rocket launchers?
>>48902817Say what you want about the current state of the US, they are still the absolute leader in battlefield communications. Designing and implementing a coherent, multi platform communications network in a warzone is really really hard and expensiveAlso, the JSTARS can also do what OP posted.
>>48902983>tfw all the strategy games in the 90s that had the commander flying in a plane with perfect overhead SA commanding the troops and designating strikes turned out to be realistic
>>48898126a piloted drone would be cheaper, and more efficient
>>48902842I don’t know who this reverse armatard is. Maybe you should take your meds
>>48903191Yea and that’s a thing too. This is just a nice added capability for f-35s. They already have the hardware for it so no extra cost to speak of. Plus there are lots of places an f35 can go that a drone can’t
>>48902983The JSTARS is pretty dope, shame the jets are getting so old.
>>48903588Other than submarines, development of battlefield reconnaissance, intelligence and management is probably the most top secret area of the US military. I wouldn't be surprised if there is already a Global Hawk, or something similar, with the JSTARS radar already flying, but unacknowledged.Remember, the RQ-180 has only even been acknowledged in 1 line of a budget report, even though it's been flying for at least 5 years.
>>48899673On the western border of Russia, there are 5 full-fledged combined-arms armies, US has several battalions and a couple of colonial brigades in the Baltic States and Poland. This is a naked pink anus ring right in front of a erect cock.
>>48903742You forgot about the Russian boy scouts and the Russian Navy, that's now 7 full fledged combined arms armies.
>>48903742>implying the US wouldn't sacrifice a few Baltic and mid-east shitholes to deal heavy losses to Russia while its 12+ carrier groups set sail and NATO mobilizes. Dumbass, the US is using HIMARS as bait
>>48903822How will several battalions without heavy weapons inflict losses and hold back the offensive of 5 armies for several months while NATO is mobilizing? How will the NATO leadership conduct mobilization if NATO headquarters in Brussels is captured already in the early days of the war?
>>48903937There are several western air forces in the vicinity. That’s all it would take to hold Russian armies back
>>48903937Satellite targeting + start bomber delivered interdiction. Simple as.
>>48898126Why couldn't a cheap drone do this?
>>48903937>implying Russia could mobilize 5 armies and park them at the boarder, ready to invade without NATO knowing.
>>48904011US drones probably can. The point is f35s can go places drones can’t. And little extra weight for datalink=24 rockets or 8 ballistic missiles or a combination of the two assuming 4 launchers.
>>48904020Yeah, it's not like Putin could just say "INVADESKI!" and 5 armies could instantly deploy. That kind of thing would take months, and that kind of deployment to the boarder is easily spotted.
>>48904067America truly is the most strategic lot advantages country. Russia is trapped between enemies
>>48904011Drones can't fly anywhere with jamming and counter-air.
>>48904105Source? Russia has some beefy new drones
>>48904105Here I thought anti air was useless.
>>48903971It is naive to believe that Russia has an overwhelming advantage in Europe only in ground forces. And considering that all NATO airbases in Europe will be subjected to a massive missile strike in the first minutes of the war, which they will not be able to repel due to the lack of anti-missile defenses.
>>48904091>Russia is trapped between enemies they made themself.
>>48904091Sure, but there is a small problem. Now is not the beginning of the twentieth century, the United States is now located not overseas but behind a small lake.
>>48904502That’s some pretty big cope. America controls the Atlantic Ocean on sea and by air. Same goes for the pacific way out past Hawaii
>>48904180>somethey can only afford to build maybe 10. Russia's economy is the same size as Italy's
>>48904486In fact, all countries of the world are the enemies of the US. Even the loyalty of the so-called US allies is guaranteed only by the threat of the use of military force against them. States is at a strategic impasse, its military forces are stretched across the world and are no longer able to ensure the imposition of their will on other countries. The United States is not able to concentrate its forces to confront even such countries as Iran and the DPRK, as this will immediately lead to the loss of control in dozens of other countries.It's like plugging holes in a pool with your fingers, provided that more and more of these holes appear and at the same time they cut off the fingers one by one.
>>48904647Source? Can’t find anything to back that up
>>48898590>but can it shoot straight?No.
>>48904849I’m just glad it can target HIMARS and drop ordinance. Guns aren't all that important. Also you responded to yourself
>>48904541GDP is an illusory indicator that does not reflect anything. For example, the military budget of Germany is larger than the military budget of Russia; in reality, the capabilities of the Russian army are hundreds of times greater than those of Germany.
>>48904877>I’m just glad it can target HIMARS and drop ordinance. Guns aren't all that important. Yeah man, we can better target those homophobes and countries that don't worship BBC!>Also you responded to yourselfNope. But stay mad.
>>48904922Jesus you need to take a break from the internet
>>48904961>dat copeReality hurts, doesn't it?
>>48899673>ringIt's just one country.
>>48904877In the late 90s and early 2000s, the United States spent tens of billions of dollars in vain to create a unified information environment for reconnaissance, command and control and fire. Now it is 2021 and you are rejoicing like a child with candy, the fact that one plane can interact with one rocket system.
>>48905003But Russia can’t
>>48905046Russia cannot flush its economic potential down the toilet, so Russia has successfully developed and created such a software package, spending ten times less resources on it than the US
>>48905316is that in real terms or poverty purchase points cope adjusted?
>>48904917Because 90% of their army is made up of 50 year old scrap from the Cold War era.
>>48904922>f 35 cope>obsession with fags and bbc>samefagging denialyeah it’s armatard
>>48904917>For example, the military budget of Germany is larger than the military budget of RussiaAccording to whom? Every stat I found said Russia had a bigger budget than Germany.
>>48898590Getting serious forever war vibes whenever I see that pic.>>48903937Russia wouldn’t be able to hold any territory it captures. It’s nuclear deterrent is the only thing stopping nato from steamrolling it.
>>48904197>Slow, remote-controlled aircraft operated by a two-man team in ArizonaIt is, against manned aircraft, especially stealth. Drones are basically just targets outside of COIN.
>>48904462Keep in mind too that the bulk of Russia's forces are conscripts who take about 8 months to train and mobilize, and are only really useful for 3 months after.
>>48904849>Low priority system added as a throwback requirement>OH NOES ITZ BAD FURREBER!
>>48898126Wow the F35 is so amazing, it cannot do anything on its own.
>>48905583I don't think there is an armatard. Is this all some weird schizo meme?
>>48906676Eat shit, fuckface. You gave yourself away with using "schizo." You've got a long history of repetitively using the same "insult" for months at a time while its completely ineffective, and that';s what you've been on for a while now.
>>48906676>>48906509You are trying too hard.
>>48905429Speaking of poverty, have you noticed the dramatic rise in the number of homeless people on the streets of US cities since Putin returned Crimea to Russia?
>>48906294>Drones are basically just targets outside of COIN.In Nagorno-Karabakh they were the hunters.
>>48905519Russia in a week can mobilize an offensive-ready group of troops of 400,000 troops in Europe. The United States and Europe during the same time can mobilize several thousand troops as part of disparate units capable of performing a very limited range of tasks. Apparently NATO generals will try to call the Russian generals and offer them to surrender, citing their overwhelming superiority reflected in the illusory financial parameters:3
>>48907179And then you wake up in your commieblock basement apartment and notice how rats have ate your kot.
>>48898126Its actually a very impressive ability of the US Air Force but desu I doubt networking is an edge to stay. This shit will be used by everyone in no time.
>>48906224Russia does not even control Europe with military force, this is stupid. Russia is not going to use military force to liberate countries at all. Physical violence is the most ineffective instrument of waging war, it brings quick results, but does not ensure its sustainability in the future. Russia views war as a complex (hybrid) of measures aimed at seizing energy, natural and human resources. The highest priority of these measures is the worldview weapon, and then in descending order of priority: chronological, ideological, economic, genetic and the very last tool is violence, which only serves to ensure the implementation of the above types of weapons.
>>48907217Said the man who rents a cardboard box from a commercial bank.
>>48907595Do you even own land with a building permit?
>>48907520russia has all these sophisticated, high-minded concepts about war and then when it comes down to it they just rape, murder, bomb hospitals, alienate their neighbors because they're retarded slaves lmao
>>48898126A rocket has a range of about 30km, and things like that are kept at least 25km from the front lines.Are you telling me we have to let the enemy into ATGM range before we can bomb them?
>>48910514an american rocket has a range of 499km
>>48910366Says a guy probably from a country that Russia took over with sophisticated high minded concepts.
>>48910541you're never getting alaska back and you'll live to see your oligarchs sell siberia to china lol
>>48910539It has a range pf 100,000km
>>48910545? I already have alaska?
>>48904877I thought it was intended to be a replacement for the A-10 - would that mean using its guns or just bombs and missiles and shit?
>>48910539Its actually only 449.99 but with a low monthly payment you can upgrade that to 499.99.
>>48910541>proves that Russians can only destroy and degrade rather than build and improve.Yup,seems about right
>>48910576It was even marketed as replacing F-15E.Maybe stop listening to Lockheed marketing, since their job is to lie to you convincingly. Im not even 100% sure F-35 has link 16 yet.
>>48910589>im gonna genocide people in region x>no you cant we will take it>noooo you lied we would never genocide them!>/cuts off water and blockades food on highways into it/Yeah ok hohol.
>>48910599Look at this deranged gibberish nonsensical crap this subhuman vomits out. >this is ur brain on krokodil and aids
>>48910619>cant figure out what someone is saying>hurrr im not retarded YOU are!Ukraine gets smaller every day, just wait until Poles join in.
>>48910629Oh you are gonna get fucking flattened In Ukraine, I guarantee it
>>48910514What? The basic GMLRS is good out to 70km. The GMLRS-ER is good out to 150 km. The PRSM is good out to 500 KM
>>48910658When? Its been eight years since euromaidan and the crimea annexation, and Ukraine is weaker now than it was back then.And lets not forget the retardation of Euromaidan>ukraine has color revolution>goes to europe for loans>europe says no>ukraine gets poor>populist president gets elected>asks for eu membership>gets revoked>asks for free trade with eu>not allowed>asks for free trade with russia>allowed>*/RECORD SQUEAL\*>oh no CIA have to overthrow him! we are losing our cucked state!>one violent coup and choice of shitty leaders later>crimea riverBasically you are led by foreign interests, you cant win because you arent leading yourself.
>>48910591Why aren’t you sure it has link16 yet? Do you have inside info?
>>48910692>Why aren’t you sure it has link16 yet?Because Lockheed says it does.
>>48910692dude you need to post classified documents proving the obvious or else he's gonna shit his pants for attention
>>48910591kek. This one hates the f35/HIMARS datalink
>>48898305>Nothing makes the shills more upset than Chinese rocket artillery testing department
>>48904521Yes, but who controls the Suez canal?
>>48910691Lol. Hohols army is stright then before. Even faggot Strelkov talking about. So retardation of novorussia are proving the stupid way of russian spring.
Rocket artillery general /RAG/ will be coming online in the near future. What should first edition be? F35 datalink, PRSM, or massive stockpiles of GMLRS
>>48910761surface launch SM-6
>>48910775Very true. The US is making huge moves in terms of surface launched missiles. Smartest thing they could do too
>>48910761Definitely talk about the proliferation of guided rockets in the us military
>>48910898And the lack of guided rockets in the Russian military. Highlight how far behind Russia has fallen in terms of rocket artillery. Explain that they have no guided rockets of note, and certainly not in any meaningful numbers. Also highlight how Russia’s US aligned neighbors are taking advantage of the GMLRS
>>48898126Just to set things in perspective: everybody *does* realize that aircraft have been able to call in artillery fire over radios for literally a hundred years now, right? This just speeds up and automates the process so that one guy can do the whole thing in seconds while flying around in a low-observable platform. In WWII, a call for fire could take 5-15 minutes (for the US; longer for other sides).
>>48910750Evergreen Marine Corporation
>>48910984>This just speeds up and automates the process so that one guy can do the whole thing in seconds while flying around in a low-observable platformExactly. Huge capability
>>48898126has it taken this long to get a datalink that allows air force units to communicate data to navy, marine and army units. Why is it that military advancement has been catching up to the grippen?>>48898335link 16 is for radar this is very different
The F-35, has already been compromised>Americans decided to sell F-35 to Singapore.>Doesn't realize that Singapore is another Communist China province.>Singapore allowed PLAAF 'technician' to inspect the F-35 in the name of Chinese brotherhood and supremacy>Just a year later F-35 got surpassed by advanced Shenyang FC-31 version.https://edition.cnn.com/2020/07/24/asia/singapore-us-chinese-intelligence-intl-hnk/index.htmlSingaporean man pleads guilty to spying for China in the USDickson Yeo, worked for Chinese intelligence for four or five years recruiting Americans with access to sensitive information over the internet and commissioning them to write reports, which he then passed on to Beijing.
>>48911024>Shenyang FC-31>advancednigga please
>>48911013>link 16 is for radar this is very differentRetard. I’ll believe the marine unit who tested this capability over your cope
>>48911038I'm being a retard again, its a standard data transfer protocol but it needs to be replaced imo for le chad image based guidance
>>48910576Bombs and missiles, mostly. The biggest lesson that USAF learned in 1991 was that guided weapons from 15k' are far safer and more effective against most targets than gun runs at 500'. The only case where a gun run really makes sense anymore is in a COIN fight against irregular infantry.
>>48911013Link-16 is a communications protocol. It was originally used to share radar data between planes for the purposes of performing aerial intercepts. It is not limited to that mission, however, and its use has been widely expanded as C4I technology has improved over the last few decades.
>>48911024>Armatard has rotated back to this stupid pasta
>>48911107Nah, this is a different spammer who always posts this same exact copypasta. Note that this one is actually capable of writing in proper English. The only similarity between him and Armatard is their obsession with the F35.
>>48903742Oh no... not mig 21s and t72s
>>48906614It's ironic how ex-communist countries suck at working as a team
>>48902983>they are still the absolute leader in battlefield communicationsLol no. You just don't know about any of the other countries' shit because it's all classified.
>>48911664Source? America is the undisputed leader in battlefield communication. Unless you have a source to back up your statement we will just assume this is cope
>>48911664>but I know all about it. In fact, my uncle works at the leading non-American battlefield communications company in the world.
>>48911664This anon is right. I’m in charge of a classified battlefield communications sharing project in Russia. We are decades ahead of the west.
>>48911024>Just a year later F-35 got surpassed by advanced Shenyang FC-31 version>surpassed>advanced
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>>48910591Fucking USAF C-130s have link16, you can bet your ass the F-35 has it