MARINE JSF: The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have signed a memorandum of understanding formally acknowledging that the Marines will buy F-35Cs designed for use from aircraft carriers. The Marine Corps will buy 80 F-35Cs and 340 F-35B short-takeoff-and-vertical-landing variants. The F-35 program has slipped substantially, with the B-version being placed on a two-year probation. “The earlier-than-anticipated procurement of the F-35C allows the Marine Crops to simultaneously meet its enduring ...


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