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Battlefield 4 F-35


Battlefield 4 F-35The Battlefield 4 F-35 (aka Lightning) is a fighter jet used by the US faction in Battlefield 4 multiplayer mode. The F-35 is a multi-role fighter with vertical takeoff capability, making it one of the most unique jets in the game. The F-35 was first seen in the Battlefield series in BF2, where it was also used by the US faction. The F-35 is similar to another stealth fighter in the game, the J-20.

The Battlefield 4 F-35 or JSF — Joint Strike Fighter — is one of the most advanced fighter jets in the world. It’s capable of taking off and landing vertically, making it perfect for aircraft carrier roles. The jet has been in development for decades and is set to enter service in 2016 in the US military.

Battlefield 4 F-35 stats

The F-35 Lightning in Battlefield 4 is one of the most agile jets in the game, far better than the FA 18 Hornet or the SU-35 Flanker. When it comes to dog fights, its unique design gives it an edge, although its armed with the same types of weapons as the other fighters.

  • Top speed: 1,900 km/h
  • Main cannon: 25 mm Gatling gun
  • Secondary weapon: air to air missiles, rockets
  • Seats: 1

Battlefield 4 F-35 tips

The Battlefield 4 F-35 Lightning is very agile when it comes to handling and is capable of quick direction changes to avoid other aircraft. However, it’s also a bit slower than the main attack jets in the game. The F-35 is especially vulnerable during vertical take off. The VTOL capabilities give the pilot a chance to land the jet in a safe spot on the map and perform repairs (as the Engineer class).

Battlefield 4 F-35 unlocks

The F-35 features the same unlocks as other jets. Key unlocks include the Flares, which are an important countermeasure, and air to air missiles against enemy jets.

F-35 in real life:
Battlefield 4 F-35 in real life

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  1. Unknown
    May 22nd, 2013 at 12:46 am

    So they gonna make it to where it has a 3d HUD and u can see planes below u from the cockpit view?

    • Derrick
      June 24th, 2013 at 1:04 pm

      Why would they do that?
      Not very realistic, the HUD isnt that big o.o

      • Jake
        October 15th, 2013 at 5:42 pm

        Actual it is very real; I just think he was joking because it would be unfair if they made the planes exactly how they are in real life, things wouldn’t be balanced. If you’re interested though, do a search for Distributed Aperture System. You literally can “see” through the floor and lock onto a target, it’s pretty interesting.

        • Verloren
          December 2nd, 2013 at 12:17 pm

          it would be unfair yeah but it would b awesome…like u shoot down someone thats below u like a boss…

      • justin
        November 26th, 2014 at 11:58 am

        the real F-35 actually does that.

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