LONDON — The U.K. has already budgeted for any costs associated with the planned swap of an F-35B short-takeoff-and-vertical-landing (Stovl) aircraft for an F-35C carrier model (CV). After deciding to switch to the F-35C, the British government wants to modify one of three F-35B test aircraft it has already bought to the “C” model, which is to be acquired by the U.S. in the sixth low-rate initial production (LRIP) lot. The Pentagon says “the proposed exchange would benefit both ...


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