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"The first of twenty seven": Denmark has received the American F-35A fighter

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Another European country has received an American fifth-generation fighter, the F-35A. The first fighter was handed over to the Danish Air Force.


Denmark received its first F-35 from 27 fighters ordered. The rollout and handover of the aircraft took place on April 7 at the Lockheed Martin facility in Fort Worth, Texas. Despite the official handover, the aircraft will remain in the United States and will operate at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, where Danish pilots will be trained. Five more F-35As of the Danish Air Force will also go there.

In total, in the period until 2026, Denmark will receive 27 F-35A fighters, the first of which will arrive in the country no earlier than 2023. For the F-35, a special infrastructure is being created at the Skridstrup airbase, where they will be based. It is planned that the state of full combat readiness of the F-35 of the Danish Air Force will be reached in 2027.

Denmark is one of the countries involved in the development of the F-35 since 1997, Danish enterprises are involved in the production of components for the fighter. In 2017, the country's parliament approved the purchase of 27 F-35 fighters, although the United States tried to force Denmark to buy more aircraft.

In the Air Force, the new F-35s are to replace a fleet of 16 obsolete F-30 fighters, which will be decommissioned by 2024.
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  1. Thrifty
    Thrifty April 8 2021 14: 48
    0
    And how "Danish" is he in general, or is it just the pilot in the cockpit from the local flavor - at times when the Yankee plane is not being prevented?
    1. figwam
      figwam April 8 2021 15: 03
      +1
      In the Air Force, new F-35s should replace the fleet of outdated F-16 fighters

      The Americans cannot replace, the rest even more so.
      1. Mitroha
        Mitroha April 8 2021 15: 16
        +1
        Hedgehogs still climb the cactus
        1. Kaman
          Kaman April 9 2021 07: 09
          -2
          Congratulations to the Danish Air Force on a nice new outfit
  2. Sined
    Sined April 8 2021 14: 48
    +6
    Already 625 units have been produced, and of course the pace. The real heir of the 16th.
    1. Mitroha
      Mitroha April 8 2021 15: 17
      -12%
      Quote: Sined
      Already 625 units have been produced, and of course the pace. The real heir of the 16th.

      Of course, if you twist your arms, imposing a miracle plane, which has not yet been brought to mind
      1. Sined
        Sined April 8 2021 15: 30
        +10
        Yes. In the same way as they twisted their arms with the F-16. Likewise, the 16th seemed to be a step back from the 15th. Likewise, the 16th was buried due to childhood ailments and comparisons with the third generation. And what is the bottom line?
        1. Mitroha
          Mitroha April 8 2021 16: 15
          -2
          Your delight is understandable.
          1. Sined
            Sined April 8 2021 16: 18
            +1
            What delight? On the production speed? Well, excuse me, not everywhere you can see such a pace of construction of the fifth generation.
            1. Mitroha
              Mitroha April 8 2021 16: 54
              -6
              Quote: Sined
              What delight? On the production speed? Well, excuse me, not everywhere you can see such a pace of construction of the fifth generation.

              Don't be ridiculous ... The speed of production here does not depend on demand, but on consumption.
              1. Sined
                Sined April 8 2021 17: 20
                +2
                This is already a question of political marketing, which is not particularly interesting to me. Since this does not exclude the fact that 625 units have already been built and the fact that there is no competitor on the market in the 35th class. And in order to isolate myself from any possible accusations, I will note that I divide the equipment by manufacturer and not by country of origin, I don’t need to remind me about NATO, penguins, and so on. I don't care about NATO or the rest, the main thing for me is that there are no wars. I like all the creations of all manufacturers, though something less and something more, but I have no bias.
                1. Sarboz
                  Sarboz April 9 2021 14: 24
                  +1
                  Quote: Sined
                  Since this does not exclude the fact that 625 units have already been built and the fact that there is no competitor on the market in the 35th class.

                  Only for some reason the Audit Chamber of the Congress does not really agree with you.
                  At the end of 2020, there were 872 positions on the list of shortcomings., according to the report of the Accounts Chamber. Including flaws that can affect, for example, the effectiveness of a fighter's weapon systems or flight safety. Design flaws were divided into several categories. The former are capable of threatening the lives of pilots, the latter are capable of disrupting a combat mission.

                  At the same time, experts identified a number of critical flaws that are unlikely to be eliminated. The only thing they came up with was to limit the modes of operation of the aircraft. For example, to avoid damage to the airframe and special "invisible" coating, pilots have recently been advised not to accelerate the F-35 to supersonic speeds.

                  Another major problem is unexpected pressure surges in the cockpit. The pilots are in pain and have even received barotrauma. And due to flaws in the bailout system, there is the risk of injury to the cervical vertebrae.
                  With significant overloads in the air, the pilots lose control of the vehicle. For example, at angles of attack greater than 20 degrees, or during a missile evasion maneuver.

                  In such cases, there are definitely no competitors!
                  1. Sined
                    Sined April 9 2021 15: 19
                    0
                    What does the Accounts Chamber disagree with? With the fact that 625 units were produced or that there is no single-engine fighter-bomber on the market, and even in a deck version? When will the J-31 be released? Or a mythical single-engine Mig? Or what was announced there in India? And I do not think that the 35th cannot be finished, here I believe Israel who bought the 35th, aviation is a vital element for Israel. It is unlikely that they will buy anything.
                    1. Sarboz
                      Sarboz April 9 2021 19: 11
                      +1
                      Quote: Sined
                      What does the Accounts Chamber disagree with?

                      The Accounts Chamber does not agree to invest the next 2 billion requested in excess of the budget for the modernization of this endlessly complicated project and the correction of constantly revealed critical design flaws. The findings of the Accounts Chamber confirm the Pentagon's doubts about the correct choice of the F-35 as the main combat vehicle of the Air Force. Even Forbes writes that “the Air Force has come to terms with the failure of the F-35 program, which is confirmed by the talk about the need to create new light fighters. it was planned to completely replace the outdated F-16 in the ranks. "

                      Quote: Sined
                      And I do not think that the 35th cannot be finished, here I believe Israel who bought the 35th

                      Lockheed Martin will definitely finish all the billions of dollars allocated in excess of the budget. And the faithful squires of Uncle Sam, such as Israel, Denmark and others, will help in this good cause with their contributions. God bless America.
      2. Mitroha
        Mitroha April 8 2021 19: 41
        -5
        Remind me which site are we on? On torvar, that there are more shtatovniki than Russians? Or is our fifth column so abundant?
        1. Sined
          Sined April 8 2021 21: 34
          +1
          Which column? Anyway, who do we have? And where does the ratio of shtatovniki (did you pronounce it yourself?) And Russians? It is clear that the majority here are from Russia, but this does not mean that citizens of another country do not have the right to register here and write comments. At least in the site's agreement when registering, I did not see this. And even if the site was only for Russians. It is unlikely that there would be built-in translations.
          1. Mitroha
            Mitroha April 9 2021 08: 57
            0
            Quote: Sined
            but this does not mean that citizens of another country do not have the right to register here and write comments

            Of course not. But this does not mean that I have no right to express my opinion. And they use it extremely, apparently hi
        2. Sarboz
          Sarboz April 9 2021 14: 26
          +1
          Quote: Mitroha
          Remind me which site are we on?

          Something lately reminds me of the site of Echo of Moscow.
      3. Ryusey
        Ryusey April 9 2021 07: 26
        -1
        Are you talking about F35b or 35 in general?
    2. Aaron Zawi
      Aaron Zawi April 8 2021 15: 27
      +4
      Quote: Sined
      Already 625 units have been produced, and of course the pace. The real heir of the 16th.

      Well, something will be so.
      1. Mitroha
        Mitroha April 8 2021 16: 16
        +1
        Aron, and yours is even more hi
  3. rocket757
    rocket757 April 8 2021 14: 48
    0
    "The first of twenty seven": Denmark has received the American F-35A fighter
    Updating the aircraft fleet ... a natural process.
    1. Zoldat_A
      Zoldat_A April 8 2021 15: 19
      -3
      Quote: rocket757
      "The first of twenty seven": Denmark has received the American F-35A fighter
      Updating the aircraft fleet ... a natural process.


      On you, God, which is worthless for us ourselves. That we ourselves do not really want to fly. Maybe you, God, can do it. At the same time, God, do not forget to take off the last pants and sell them at a flea market so that we can pay off for this wunderwuffel ...
      Not the first Denmark and not the last in the line of henchmen ... So, the middle-half. Kai and Gerda - cry in unison!
      1. Mouse
        Mouse April 8 2021 16: 11
        +5
        Quote: Zoldat_A
        Kai and Gerda - cry in unison!

        From such happiness we shed tears ...
        1. Zoldat_A
          Zoldat_A April 8 2021 17: 00
          +3
          Quote: Mouse
          Quote: Zoldat_A
          Kai and Gerda - cry in unison!

          From such happiness we shed tears ...

          And the king's crow too ... drinks
      2. rocket757
        rocket757 April 9 2021 09: 24
        0
        Quote: Zoldat_A
        Not the first Denmark and not the last in the line of henchmen ...

        The fact of the matter is that it is not the last ...
        We are in that question, and who will follow us, who will support us, everything is very NOT SIMPLE, but to be honest to ourselves ... consider NOBODY!
        So now argue what and who is better at it.
        1. Zoldat_A
          Zoldat_A April 9 2021 09: 52
          +1
          Victor, hi !
          Quote: rocket757
          who will follow us, who will support us, everything is very NOT SIMPLE, but to be honest to ourselves ... consider NOBODY!
          Let's remember a little, not ours, but our fathers and grandfathers. In 1932, how many people recognized the USSR? And the excavators on the White Sea Canal were American ... You know, Victor, we will survive their "fu". ...
          .
          In such cases, I always remember my brigade chief of staff, a friend of my father, thanks to whom I served in a normal place, fought, and not wiped breeches in Bashkiria. So he always said: "You shit ... - I will step over. I shit .... - you will drown" ..
          .
          We, Victor, will survive their "phi", as I said above. And here we are "nasr ...." - they will drown ...
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 April 9 2021 10: 04
            -2
            Quote: Zoldat_A
            In 1932, how many people recognized the USSR?

            Then there was the USSR, and later the CMEA, the Warsaw Pact ...
            The West, by no means immediately rallied under the command of one hehemon ... and certainly, when there was a "club of interests", the interests of the club members were OWN !!! although hatred for the world's first Land of Soviets, at least somehow united them ...
            Now everything will be somewhat more complicated, for objective reasons, by the way.
            We will survive / we will not survive, there are no questions for me ... we will break through! But it will cost, again, not a little. The worst thing is that it will cost a lot \ heavily to the PEOPLE !!! but how the elite will "suffer" ... is very doubtful.
            1. Zoldat_A
              Zoldat_A April 9 2021 10: 21
              +1
              Quote: rocket757
              We will survive / we will not survive, there are no questions for me ... we will break through! But it will cost, again, not a little.

              Then we survived - and now we will break through. On Western investments, as the Chicks of Gaidarov's Nest tell us, the light did not come together like a wedge.
              .
              We will survive without them. I live without bank loans. I buy equipment only for my own, not on credit, pay the workers' wages only with what I have. So far I can manage without IMF loans ....
              1. rocket757
                rocket757 April 9 2021 10: 30
                -1
                If we do not just sit on the sirloin straight, but do business, we will succeed ...
            2. Zoldat_A
              Zoldat_A April 9 2021 10: 43
              +1
              Quote: rocket757
              but how the elite will "suffer" ... is very doubtful.

              And here there will be a check for lice. ...
              .
              Why did one thief sew bras in the industrial zone, and the second, the same, the governor? And because the one who is smarter, at the press conference of the GDP, when he was asked the question of whether we would be able to financially pull the FIFA World Cup, in response to the GDP joke that "big business will help, there is Roman Arkadyevich a couple of stadiums will build "ONLY KIVNUL. And Cho, he wants to sew mittens for him? Much more pleasant to unfasten and live in peace. In the 90s they lashed at bandos - he himself lived next to Togliatti, saw and know who and for what they were shooting. Now without shooting and boys in "Adidas". Now people come to me in good suits and ties. With the crusts of some administration. BUT THE PRINCIPLE IS THE SAME !!!!!! And I send it out the same way. Let them say thank you that they are alive. According to "THEM" laws, according to the 90th, I would have buried ....
              1. rocket757
                rocket757 April 9 2021 11: 37
                0
                Events, events ... happen, and the people will notice only that which directly concerns them! So it is now, almost forgotten already, which could be different.
                Time will pass and what happens in such cases will take place. Everyone will decide that it should be.
                1. Zoldat_A
                  Zoldat_A April 9 2021 13: 56
                  +1
                  Quote: rocket757
                  Events, events ... happen, and the people will notice only that which directly concerns them! So it is now, almost forgotten already, which could be different.

                  Victor, your last name is not Confucius?
                  And then I have already read this somewhere ... drinks
                  1. rocket757
                    rocket757 April 9 2021 14: 19
                    0
                    You see Igor, Confucius, this is just a well-advertised, outside of China, a historical figure ...
                    I'm a fan of Lee Bo 李白 , eg ...
                    They cannot be opposed, compared, the more they are revered in their homeland, one is not less than the other. soldier
                    Looking at a waterfall in the Lushan mountains

                    Behind the gray haze in the distance
                    The sunset is burning

                    I look at the mountain ranges
                    To the waterfall.

                    He flies from cloudy heights
                    Through the mountain forest -

                    And it seems: then the Milky Way
                    Fell from heaven.
                    1. Zoldat_A
                      Zoldat_A April 10 2021 08: 18
                      +1
                      Quote: rocket757
                      And it seems: then the Milky Way
                      Fell from heaven.

                      I will not say anything in return. Just ask my usual, in such cases, question: "And where to put +10000 here?"
                    2. Zoldat_A
                      Zoldat_A April 10 2021 08: 23
                      +1
                      Quote: rocket757
                      You see Igor, Confucius, this is just a well-advertised, outside of China, a historical figure ...
                      I'm a fan of Lee Bo 李白 , eg ...
                      They cannot be opposed, compared, the more they are revered in their homeland, one is not less than the other. soldier
                      Looking at a waterfall in the Lushan mountains

                      Behind the gray haze in the distance
                      The sunset is burning

                      I look at the mountain ranges
                      To the waterfall.

                      He flies from cloudy heights
                      Through the mountain forest -

                      And it seems: then the Milky Way
                      Fell from heaven.

                      And I will quote my favorite hoku
                      Light fell from heaven
                      Snow fell suddenly
                      The war has come
                      Kalashnikov ...

                      All is decided....
                      1. rocket757
                        rocket757 April 10 2021 11: 41
                        0
                        The culture of different nations is eternal, which should unite our world!
                        It is a pity that pseudo culture has become a tool in the hands of all ... bad people who seek to divide our world, use them to achieve their goals!
  4. Alien From
    Alien From April 8 2021 14: 58
    +2
    Only the Jews put their PO, the rest in the hour X can be left with a nose, and for their own grandmother.
    1. Mitroha
      Mitroha April 8 2021 17: 09
      +2
      There, everyone in the X hour can stay with a nose, except for the owners .... And who are the owners? Whoever produces or who writes software is a question
      1. Alien From
        Alien From April 8 2021 17: 19
        +3
        In the modern world, it is difficult to understand (
    2. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh April 8 2021 20: 47
      +1
      "Only Jews install their software" ///
      ----
      Only additional software related to weapons and additional
      sensors and devices.
      Israel has access to basic software, but it is impossible (and, most importantly, unnecessary) to replace it.
      Everything related to piloting, aircraft control works well.
      Auxiliary systems, such as a system for predicting wear of parts and assemblies, are buggy.
  5. Burbulator
    Burbulator April 8 2021 15: 02
    +1
    Handsome.
    The Danes are excellent pilots. With DB experience in hot spots.
    1. Zoldat_A
      Zoldat_A April 8 2021 15: 26
      0
      Quote: Burbulator
      The Danes are excellent pilots.

      Unrivaled Aces. From the English "ass" ... And the combat experience - the heirs of great traditions. Adolf Aloizovich suffered greatly from the great Danish warriors
      An hour after the start of the operation, the government and the king ordered the armed forces not to resist the aggressor and surrendered.
      1. Andrey Korotkov
        Andrey Korotkov April 8 2021 16: 30
        +1
        [quote = Zoldat_A] Unrivaled aces. From the English "ass" ... And the combat experience - the heirs of great traditions. Adolf Aloizovich suffered greatly from the great Danish warriors [quote] An hour after the start of the operation, the government and the king ordered the armed forces not to resist the aggressor and surrendered. [/ Quote] good Denmark has joined NATO from the beginning, the strongest partner, the most advanced weapon in the first place yes
        1. Zoldat_A
          Zoldat_A April 8 2021 16: 58
          +2
          Quote: Andrey Korotkov
          Denmark has joined NATO from the beginning, the strongest partner, the most advanced weapon in the first place

          good laughing laughing The day ends cheerfully. laughing
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  7. Dmitry Izmalkov
    Dmitry Izmalkov April 8 2021 15: 22
    -4
    Condolences
  8. Dmitry Izmalkov
    Dmitry Izmalkov April 8 2021 15: 23
    -2
    From my point of view, the F-35 is the most beautiful aircraft in the history of aviation. But also one of the most useless
    1. Andrey Korotkov
      Andrey Korotkov April 8 2021 16: 35
      -1
      Quote: Dmitry Izmalkov
      From my point of view, the F-35 is the most beautiful aircraft in the history of aviation. But also one of the most useless

      Do not tell me which toy you are chopping into?
      1. Dmitry Izmalkov
        Dmitry Izmalkov April 8 2021 17: 14
        0
        What exactly do you dislike? There is no dispute about tastes, but about usefulness ...
        Would be good planes, the Americans did not create the plane "4,5"
        1. Andrey Korotkov
          Andrey Korotkov April 8 2021 17: 23
          -1
          Quote: Dmitry Izmalkov
          What exactly do you dislike? There is no dispute about tastes, but about usefulness ...
          Would be good planes, the Americans did not create the plane "4,5"

          hi The beauty of (taste) is controversial for me, but about the uselessness as you bent, dear yes of course but not useless, because. dangerous request
          1. Dmitry Izmalkov
            Dmitry Izmalkov April 8 2021 19: 05
            0
            On IMHO. Held by the Lockheed lobby and foreign partners
            1. Andrey Korotkov
              Andrey Korotkov April 8 2021 19: 10
              -1
              Quote: Dmitry Izmalkov
              On IMHO. Held by the Lockheed lobby and foreign partners

              I don’t argue yes
              1. Dmitry Izmalkov
                Dmitry Izmalkov April 8 2021 19: 51
                +1
                So why don't you consider it a failure? Why then Super Hornets 3, why "4,5" generation? Constant criticism from bureaucrats of all kinds, etc.
    2. Ryusey
      Ryusey April 9 2021 07: 29
      -1
      Why, as the apparatus of the second line, when the rest will be knocked out and production facilities destroyed, it will do.
  9. A. Privalov
    A. Privalov April 8 2021 15: 52
    +9
    although the US tried to force Denmark to buy more aircraft.

    Nobody tried anything. The manufacturer could not provide a large number of fighters. They did not meet the delivery time frame.

    The issue of acquiring planes in the amount of DKK 16 billion (about $ 2 billion 300 million at the exchange rate at the time) was widely discussed in 2015. As a result, in 2016, the Danish Parliament agreed to allocate 20 billion kronor (about three billion dollars) and the Danish Air Force acquired 27 American F-35 fighters, rejecting the offer of the Swedish Saab Gripen.

    L-001 aircraft during an official ceremony at the Lockheed Martin plant in Texas.
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  11. wow
    wow April 8 2021 16: 15
    0
    And why do they (F-35) Denmark even need !?
    1. Tsoy
      Tsoy April 8 2021 16: 24
      +1
      And why do they (F-35) Denmark even need !?


      Because the f-16s are their first series, so outdated that replacement is inevitable. Other manufacturers are not considered due to the fact that they participated in the JSF program from the beginning.
      1. Dmitry Izmalkov
        Dmitry Izmalkov April 9 2021 07: 31
        0
        Would you like to buy an F-16 Block 70/72?
    2. Sergey_G_M
      Sergey_G_M April 8 2021 16: 24
      +3
      Yes, it's just that their F-16s are already working out their resource - a planned replacement / renewal.
      Maybe even they don't really need planes, it's just that Denmark in NATO and the United States demand to spend 2% of GDP on armaments, and they spend it on the sly.
    3. Ryusey
      Ryusey April 9 2021 07: 30
      -1
      For us, of course.
  12. Reserve buildbat
    Reserve buildbat April 8 2021 17: 58
    -3
    Still, they know how to photograph beautifully. Even this ugly flightless looks decent.
    And interestingly: in Denmark they took into account that keeping 27 penguins will cost 2,5 times more than keeping 30 F-16?
    1. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh April 8 2021 20: 52
      +2
      I'm sure they took it into account. The maintenance of the F-35 is indeed more than twice as expensive, according to
      compared with the F-16.
      But, keep in mind that the combat effectiveness of the F-35 is also twice as high.
      1. Reserve buildbat
        Reserve buildbat April 8 2021 21: 00
        -3
        Yeah. Twice the efficiency. If you don't fly. Even mattresses refuse this piece of failure, and only our Jewish members of the forum are foaming at their mouths trying to contradict the obvious.
        1. voyaka uh
          voyaka uh April 8 2021 21: 21
          +3
          If you don't fly, then the F-35 is useless. smile
          But in shock combat and reconnaissance missions, he is irreplaceable.
          Israel, due to the specifics of its position, is forced by the F-35 periodically
          apply in operations far from their borders.
          Therefore, there is practical information about its capabilities.
          The rest, more peaceful countries, do not have such information. Pilots from Europe
          come to Israel for seminars on the correct application of the F-35.
          1. Reserve buildbat
            Reserve buildbat April 8 2021 21: 24
            -4
            It is logical. There are simply no more aggressive countries than Israel, so pilots from other countries come to you to learn at least somehow to compensate for the penguin's unsuitability for combat with tactics.
            1. voyaka uh
              voyaka uh April 8 2021 21: 36
              +4
              What is rich, so happy! fellow
              Tactics in the modern air force is the main thing if you don't know. No ace and no super-plane can compensate for the lack of correct tactics.
              War is not an air show of aces.
              1. aszzz888
                aszzz888 April 9 2021 00: 56
                0

                voyaka uh (Alexey)
                Yesterday, 21: 36

                +1
                The rich they are, the more happy they are! fellow
                Tactics in the modern air force is the main thing if you don't know. No ace and no super-plane can compensate for the lack of correct tactics.
                War is not an air show of aces.
                And not to be clever on the keyboard. tongue
                1. Ryusey
                  Ryusey April 9 2021 07: 40
                  0
                  Well, I think the dear "warrior" in the not distant future will demonstrate this to us)