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US jets smashed an island ISIS was using ‘like a hotel’ and troops found rockets and bombs stashed in caves
At least 25 ISIS fighters are dead after a successful US air strike that dropped 80,000 pounds of ordnance, an Iraqi CTS spokesperson told Insider.
Months after Trump said ISIS was defeated, F-35s and F-15s dropped 80,000 pounds of munitions on a tiny Iraqi island to destroy ISIS fighters.
The F-35’s abysmal readiness rate raises questions about future of the Pentagon’s most expensive weapons system
A government watchdog found that the F-35 Lightning II test squadron had single-digit full mission capable rates, calling its future into question.
While Russia may get some intelligence on the F-35 stealth fighter through its relationship with Turkey, that road runs both ways.
The US keeps warning Turkey that buying Russia’s S-400 missile system means it can’t have the F-35, but Turkey keeps doubling down
US lawmakers and the Trump administration have warned Turkey not to buy Russia's advanced air-defense system, but Ankara is undeterred.
Experts say Russia and China will do anything to get a look at the crashed F-35 jet and undermine the next several decades of US airpower.
NATO is at a huge disadvantage against Russia, which has cheap and deadly systems capable of downing NATO's legacy aircraft by the hundreds.
With a range of between 1,500 and 2,000 nautical miles, the Valkyrie far outranges US stealth fighters or fighters of any kind.
Russia has failed to field a new fighter to compete with the US's F-35, but if its missile defense systems can get an inside look, it may not need to.
The senators cited a price of $100 million per new F-15, but that figure may be off.