F-35 Development Inches Closer To Finish Line

Credit: Lance Cpl. Jacob Farbo/U.S. Marine Corps
The F-35 is nearing the end of its 16-year and roughly $60 billion development phase, with release expected this fall of the final software load that will give the stealth fighter its final warfighting capability. But the Pentagon still has significant hurdles to overcome before it can field the...

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