LONDON – The U.K. defense ministry has confirmed it is building three landing pads capable of dealing with vertical landings by the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The three pads will be constructed at RAF Marham, Norfolk, the station selected as the U.K.’s prime operating base for the F-35. Responding to questions about the facilities in Parliament June 11, Philip Dunne, minister for defense equipment, support and technology, said: "On current plans there will be three ...


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