June 21, 2014

Pentagon Pain: F-35 stealth fighter jet 'one of worst planes we've ever designed'



F-35 stealth fighter jet is America's most advanced and most expensive warplane, and it's just been given yet another boost in a new defence spending bill.

That's despite the Pentagon having already shelled out nearly 4 hundred billion dollars on its development. And to cover the costs, the plane's now being touted to foreign buyers, as RT's Marina Portnaya explains.

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Related,
Lockheed F-35 Bulkhead Cracks Solution Proposed - Bloomberg
Engine fault grounds entire F-35 fleet in latest blow to Britain's stealth fighters - Telegraph

McCain questions 'cronyism' on Lockheed F-35 program - Reuters

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