Many thank you lot to Robert for the idea!
Note: Robert provided the below images alongside an intriguing idea. He contends that the F-35/MV-22 are re-imagined concepts that were outset pushed during Admiral Zumwalt’s era in addition to discarded because of cost. I never seat it together that agency precisely it makes sense. If you lot hold back at the functioning specs for the Convair/General Dynamics Model 200 (sans stealth) in addition to the General Dynamics model 84 disputation fly in addition to therefore you’re seeing basically early on versions of the ii planes existence discussed.
I believe inward the advocacy of vertical accept off aircraft. But lets last real. The USMC should non last held hostage to i purpose of its combined arms team…in many ways the to the lowest degree valuable or unique purpose of that squad (yeah I’m going there…the USN tin flame if required in addition to would likely possess got no work inward providing unopen air for USMC forces).