16 May '17, 8pm

Allies And 21st Century Weapons: The F-35 Comes To Europe

There are benefits and drawbacks to commonality. Yes you save money on procurement and maintenance but you also introduce the risk of common mode failures and maintenance issues that could compromise all of NATO either by a cyber attack or even just unanticipated aging problems or design flaws. Additionally, there is a benefit to having the capability to design, develop, and produce military hardware across several countries in the alliance. This helps to make sure when one country is neglecting an area (such as the way the US has neglected anti-ship cruise missiles since the 1990s) another can develop and deploy a suitable weapon in their place (i.e. the Norwegian NSM). It also helps to promote military spending by our allies when the majority of that spending goes towards jobs in their own countries. The Gulf States don’t mind just buying weapons off the shelf from other...

Full article: http://breakingdefense.com/2017/05/allies-and-21st-centur...

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