The F-35 decision: Disastrous implications for UK airpower

Dr James Bosbotinis
Posted: 07/08/2012

The May 2012 announcement by the Secretary of State for Defence that the variant of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (or Joint Combat Aircraft in UK parlance) to be acquired for the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force was again being changed marks the third iteration in a decade-long process. The decision to revert to the F-35B short take-off and

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Dr James Bosbotinis
Posted: 07/08/2012

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