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Yes, it has problems, of course it has problems. All new aircraft do.
In 1997, Lockheed Martin was selected as one of two companies to participate in the Joint Strike Fighter concept demonstration phase.
originally posted by: Wide-Eyes
a reply to: intrptr
I hate war but I do believe in strong defense. Take that as you will.
A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty. The means of defense against foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home.
Throughout all Europe, the armies kept up under the pretext of defending, have enslaved the people.
War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes; and armies, and debts, and taxes are the known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few.
No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: yuppa
They aren't building new ones, they're modifying existing aircraft with new radar and opening up two wing stations.
And the odds of it happening are getting slimmer.
originally posted by: thedigirati
a reply to: Zaphod58
Please don't tell us how good the F35 is, Please, you are scaring the Russians and Chinese reading this thread, it's much better to let the haters be heard. (the look of surprise on our adversaries face will be priceless)