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The F-35’s abysmal readiness rate raises questions about future of the Pentagon’s most expensive weapons system
A government watchdog found that the F-35 Lightning II test squadron had single-digit full mission capable rates, calling its future into question.
While Russia may get some intelligence on the F-35 stealth fighter through its relationship with Turkey, that road runs both ways.
The US keeps warning Turkey that buying Russia’s S-400 missile system means it can’t have the F-35, but Turkey keeps doubling down
US lawmakers and the Trump administration have warned Turkey not to buy Russia's advanced air-defense system, but Ankara is undeterred.
Experts say Russia and China will do anything to get a look at the crashed F-35 jet and undermine the next several decades of US airpower.
NATO is at a huge disadvantage against Russia, which has cheap and deadly systems capable of downing NATO's legacy aircraft by the hundreds.
With a range of between 1,500 and 2,000 nautical miles, the Valkyrie far outranges US stealth fighters or fighters of any kind.
Russia has failed to field a new fighter to compete with the US's F-35, but if its missile defense systems can get an inside look, it may not need to.
The senators cited a price of $100 million per new F-15, but that figure may be off.
US stealth jets train for high-end combat in the Pacific, as a furious China flaunts ‘carrier killer’ missiles
F-22 fighters and B-2 bombers are the US's most high-end platforms, designed to work as "door kickers," or the opening punch in a war.
The F-35 normally carries weapons internally to evade radars, but the Marines just showed it can pack a ton of firepower in 'Beast Mode.'