The F-35 joint strike fighter is an unbelievable failure, and the perfect illustration of everything that’s wrong with our military industrial complex.
According to one of its supporters, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is not “what our troops need,” is “too costly” and “poorly managed,” and its “present difficulties are too numerous to detail.”
The F-35 is a case study of government failure at all levels – civilian and military, federal, state, local, [...]
Flight operations of F-35 were similarly suspended in January after an engine failure during test flight
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is the Pentagon’s biggest and most expensive weapons program
Pentagon envisions purchasing more than 2,400 F-35s
The U.K., Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, Turkey, Australia, Denmark and Norway are scheduled to buy versions of the F-35
The Pentagon has suspended the flights of all 51 F-35 fighter planes after a routine inspection revealed a [...]
It’s considered to be the world’s most sophisticated superfighter jet, but Britain’s new £150million combat aircraft has been banned from flying in bad weather for fears it could explode.
Engineers working on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter have found the jet’s fuel tank could explode if hit by lightning.
According to reports, the aircraft, which is hoped to enter service for both the RAF and the Royal Navy in five years’ time, [...]
Following public outrage and a lengthy political battle, Canadians have finally said thanks but no thanks to America’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
The 5th-generation plane had become a source of controversy after costs soared far beyond the initial estimate from Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon.
Then last spring Auditor General Michael Ferguson called out a bunch of party conservatives who’d been low-balling the jets costs.
Last spring, Ferguson ignited a political firestorm when he [...]
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jump-jet was handed over at a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Government has ordered 48 of the amazing jets — the UK’s first combat stealth plane.
Mr Hammond told The Sun: “It’s the best jet money can buy.
“It is way ahead of anything anybody else is producing and will give our forces a battle-winning edge. It is a complete step-change in capability.”
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