F-35 Joint Strike Fighter News, Videos and pics Thread

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    it's past edit time, anyway

    "Lockheed Martin, the F-35 manufacturer, has delivered roughly 320 F-35s to the U.S military and international partners, according to the F-35 Joint Program Office." https://news.usni.org/2018/10/15/f-35-cleared-37271
     
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    Oct 5, 2018 and
    Heading into F-35 operational tests, threat of delays loom https://www.defensenews.com/air/201...f-35-operational-tests-threat-of-delays-loom/
     
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    Monday at 8:43 PM
    and now noticed inside https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/five-british-f-35bs-to-receive-replacement-fuel-tubes/

    "5 of the UK’s 16 F35s were found to have fuel tubes needing replaced, it is understood that those aircraft remain grounded pending replacement of the tubes."
     
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    now
    Pentagon Finalizes F-35 Acquisition Strategy http://aviationweek.com/defense/pentagon-finalizes-f-35-acquisition-strategy
    but, hey, "The government has not finalized the cost for the new plan, “but we are very close to that,” Pentagon acquisition executive Ellen Lord told Aviation Week Oct. 19 en route to Luke AFB, Arizona."

     
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    Who knows, they might eventually get the aircraft with the specs they originally demanded in the contract.
     
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    Belgium reportedly picks F-35 to replace F-16 fleet https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/belgium-reportedly-picks-f-35-to-replace-f-16-fleet/
    (the article ends with "The Belgian defence ministry has yet to officially confirm the news.")
     
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    Some F-35s grounded again for new round of inspections

    41 minutes ago https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/ne...-grounded-again-for-new-round-of-inspections/

     
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    while now
    F-35A wins Belgian fighter competition https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/f-35a-wins-belgian-fighter-competition-453009/
     
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    repeating my favorite Jul 19, 2017
    as now noticed both inside
    Russian S-400 setup in Turkey to start in October 2019
    Turkish defense minister calls NATO, US concerns on Russian S-400 missiles ‘irrelevant,’ as they operate independently https://www.aa.com.tr/en/todays-hea...up-in-turkey-to-start-in-october-2019/1292749
     
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