And net-centric capabilities.
F-22 is a generation ahead.
That’s more for a ground-support role, really.
I work for an Israeli defense contractor and train US pilots on certain equipment (heads up displays and certain ground targeting equipment).
All that is cool and useful, but air-to-air, it’s actually pretty simple if your mission (like a Russian mission would be) is to “kill everythng in the air.”
To me, it seems only the West gives a hoot about not shooting the wrong thing.