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#21 Chris Werb

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 1752 PM


I would have thought that accuracy issues would have been noticed long before now. Guess that indicates the level of priority assigned to the gun.


Remember, the original gun for the F-35 was supposed to be the Mauser BK 27.


Which got killed by NIH.



I recall early presentations about the F-35 claimed the BK27 would be accurate enough, in conjunction with the FCS, to "snipe" ground targets from relatively high altitude. Nowadays something like Hatchet makes a lot more sense.

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