Second American Civil War -- This Time With Fighter Jets

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In the vein of imaginative threads past and present... Let's say the United States splits along the old Union/Confederacy lines, for whatever reason you like. Let's say alignment goes neatly by base locations and enemy sympathisers are taken prisoner, shipped off home, or whatever. Who gets what in terms of aviation assets? Are there any gross platform imbalances e.g. Yankees having all the B-2s?
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In the vein of imaginative threads past and present... Let's say the United States splits along the old Union/Confederacy lines, for whatever reason you like. Let's say alignment goes neatly by base locations and enemy sympathisers are taken prisoner, shipped off home, or whatever. Who gets what in terms of aviation assets? Are there any gross platform imbalances e.g. Yankees having all the B-2s?
OK! I'll play. How you draw the central/western territories has some big implications. Some thoughts: - interesting the biggest imbalance would be in primary and advanced training. Fixed and rotor. Major gain for the south. - roughly a wash in tactical f-15, f-16, tactical lift, strategic lift. - south gains in army aviation. - north gains all ICBMs assumng northern territories go north. - south gains in tactical jet manufacture. A near monopoly. - north gains in large transport, bomber manufacture. - aircraft carrier fleets split. South gains all tactical navy/marine jets on east coast.
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I think the one state that could separate is Texas