U.S. Marines ‘Strike’ First F-35B From Inventory

Credit: F-35B: USMC
With little fanfare, the U.S. Marine Corps decided in May to remove the first F-35B short-takeoff-and-vertical landing fighter from its inventory after a cost-benefit analysis determined repair was not justified.In October 2016, the jet suffered a fire in its weapons bay after a training flight. The...

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