F-35 News Round-up: 24th July 2014

Tags: F-35

You may have heard that Great Britain's £70m next-generation fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II, had a bit of an accident this month. But that's just the latest twist in a long and expensive history. What is the F-35? The fully-networked nightmare child of Skynet and a guided missile. More prosaically, it’s the fruit of the USA’s 20-year Joint Strike Fighter programme, designed to replace a multiple older planes in one swoop. This single-seat, single-engine, fixed-wing cr...
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