Uncertainty Surrounds F-35C Combat-ready Date

Credit: Mass Communication Spc. 3rd Class Daniel E. Gheesling/U.S.Navy
The U.S. Navy—targeting February 2019 to declare the last of the Joint Strike Fighter franchise, the Lockheed Martin F-35C, as wartime ready—has embarked on operational testing to help decide the issue. The service must conclude there are no glitches with the Block 3F software and ensure the...

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