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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.
The F-35 can stealthily gather critical target information and relay it back to the Army, giving US ground forces an edge in a tough fight.
The F-35 stealth fighter is getting a very long-range missile that can blind an enemy’s air defenses
The missile, a valuable weapon for the first wave of attacks against a powerful rival, can be carried without compromising the F-35's stealth.
The US is silent as Turkey starts receiving a Russian missile system that could jeopardize the F-35 stealth fighter
Turkey ignored repeated warnings and purchased the S-400. Now, the US is trying to figure out how to respond.
The 3 countries that have sent F-35s into combat just combined their stealth-fighter firepower for the first time
US, UK, and Israeli F-35s linked up and practiced defeating the advanced aircraft and air-defense systems of sophisticated opponents.
Turkey unveils new stealth-fighter concept as the US prepares to kick its ally out of the F-35 program
The program was started to replace the aging F-16 fleet, but it may take on new urgency as the US prepares to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program.
China and Russia say they can see through US stealth, but US F-22s and F-35s are expected to dominate for decades
China and Russia probably can spot US stealth fighters in certain situations, but it takes more than that to beat an American fifth-gen aircraft.
F-35 stealth fighter is still struggling with a string of big problems even as the Pentagon talks about ramping up production
America's most expensive weapon ever is still facing some troubling problems as the Pentagon prepares to make the jump to full-rate production.
The Navy’s newest supercarriers can’t deploy with the new F-35 stealth fighters, and Congress is not happy about it
The Navy's efforts to create new supercarriers are problematic, and Congress has finally decided to do something to make it clean up its mess.
The US military churns out a lot of really awesome weapons, but sometimes these programs turn into real nightmares.