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Oldest F-35B Could Hit Service Life Limit In 2026

Credit: F-35B: USMC
Structural defects mean the earliest F-35Bs delivered by Lockheed Martin could reach a service life limit by 2026 after 2,100 flight hours, according to the Pentagon’s director for weapons testing.

 

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