F-35B Opens Basing Options For Singapore

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An RSAF F-16 makes an arrested landing on a road.
Credit: Singapore Defense Ministry
Lacking strategic depth, tiny Singapore has always been nervous about its runways—as it demonstrates when it practices flying fighters from roads. Now the availability of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning has offered to dramatically increase the resilience of the city-state’s air defenses. The...

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