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Whoever runs the Air Force’s official Twitter account trolled the Navy saying that if Cruise needed speed, he needs to fly in a F-15 Strike Eagle then added stats to the post.
But the Navy fired back, reminding and quoting the original “Top Gun” telling the Air Force, “No points for second place.”
The Air Force responded, that its plane is undefeated.
The Navy is working with filmmakers on "Top Gun: Maverick." While the plot has been keep secret, Lt. Cdr. Dan Day told CNN that Paramount Pictures was given access to Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, California. It is still evaluating other support of the production will be needed.
The Pentagon has not received the script, but said it will work with the company to make sure it is realistic.
Currently, the Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force are experiencing a lack of fighter pilots. After the first movie's release, there was an uptick in recruitment for pilots, CNN reported.