n F-35A that caught fire last week—a mishap that prompted a fleetwide halt to flight operations—was one of the newer of the stealthy jets delivered by Lockheed Martin. Pentagon officials continue to investigate the root cause of what is likely to be the first “Class A” mishap for the $398 billion F-35 fighter program. Emergency responders quelled flames with foam after a fire broke out in the aft end of an F-35A that was preparing for takeoff June 23 at Eglin ...
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