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A bit of pillow talk about of HX-program part II

Minister of defense Antti Kaikkonen‘s statement along the lines that “industry co-operation, war time security of supply, and foreign policy aspects were gateway to capabilities evaluation”, and “we went military capabilities forward” never rang well to my ears and after … Continue reading

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Last thoughts about the HX-program

23.12.2021 I’m sorry this post was long in making but I was hospitalized for a week, and unabvle to acces my computer. So dust is settling and F-35A has gotten the nod to be the next combat edge of Ilmavoimat. … Continue reading

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How is HX program going?

Finnish daily ILTALEHTI made a nice peace about political ambitions in HX program. Link HERE (in FIN naturally.) There was not really anything new: If you are lefty-greeny, you would prefer the Swedish SAAB candidate to win the race. (Not … Continue reading

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F-35 A in Walz in Kannas

First a couple of disclaimers and or notifications on subject: I do not have any knowledge what the HX scenarios used in evaluation might be. Thus this scenario is just my personal view what HX scenario OCA/Deep Penetration scenario might … Continue reading

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EU Strategy meeting in Slovenia: Implications to HX-program

EU magnates had a dinner and meeting in beutiful Slovenia. The most pressing matter is European Union’s strategic position within world. EU is mighty weak strategically, because there if many different factions within EU who push and pull into different … Continue reading

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Kaivari21: How does the HX race seem at the mid of August 2021.

The Finnish main aviation event was again in last weekend. All Hornet replacement program (HX-program) hopefuls were in attendance some with mock ups and all with pavillions. All HX fighters were in air and Gripen E made first appearance in … Continue reading

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Winter Defensive Counter Air in Lapland: What can we deduct?

AS I have pointed out quite many times, Command Modern Operations is COMMERCIAL software, ie a game, a very simulation oriented, very realistic but still a game. So the scenarios done here will not be 100% accurate representation of actual … Continue reading

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F-35 A hard pressed, but mostly getting it done

This scenario is introduced in post Scenario 3 Defensive counter air in Arctic. It is not a secret that F-35 A is not and Air Superiority Fighter: It is a Joint Strike Fighter. This Defensive Counter Air scenario brings the … Continue reading

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A LOOONG overdue post about the Kauhava 2020 airfair!

This post has been long overdue! Reasons for this has been my studies for engineering degree, and family life. But without further ado, let us get into business! All the HX candidates were present, but unfortunately Eurofighter Typhoon only with … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes on Lounatkorkea

This time it is F-35 lightning IIs time to try their hand in blind man’s bluff in Suursaari/Hogland strike. This video was delayed in making, because I dropped my mic, and it did not survive it. Now I got a … Continue reading

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