U.S. loses first F-35 stealth fighter in crash in South Carolina

World Sep 29, 2018

U.S. loses first F-35 stealth fighter in crash in South Carolina

A U.S. F-35 stealth fighter jet was destroyed in a crash during training on Friday, officials said. The pilot safely ejected. The crash is the first of its kind for the troubled F-35 program, marking an unfortunate moment for the most expensive plane in history. The ...

Japanese firms said behind schedule in joining F-35A production

Business Sep 14, 2017

Japanese firms said behind schedule in joining F-35A production

Japanese production of the F-35A stealth fighter remains stuck on the tarmac, a recent survey by Japan's Board of Audit shows. The Air Self-Defense Force plans to adopt the cutting-edge fighter jet, but nothing is happening due to several delays in the process, leading the ...