USAF Launches Effort To Certify Nuclear-Capable F-35

Credit: B61-12 test release: Sandia National Laboratories
The U.S. Air Force has launched a five-year development and certification effort to modify the Lockheed Martin F-35A to employ a refurbished nuclear gravity bomb. An $83.1 million contract awarded on Nov. 15 calls for completing development, integration, certification and testing of a “dual aircraft...

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