F-35's flaws include a gun that can't even shoot straight

World Feb 4, 2020

F-35's flaws include a gun that can't even shoot straight

Add a gun that can't shoot straight to the problems dogging Lockheed Martin Corp.'s $428 billion F-35 program, including more than 800 software flaws. The 25 mm gun on U.S. Air Force models of the Joint Strike Fighter has "unacceptable" accuracy in hitting ground targets ...

Pentagon gets a fix for F-35 bug in $400,000 pilot helmets

World Nov 11, 2019

Pentagon gets a fix for F-35 bug in $400,000 pilot helmets

The U.S. military may have finally found a way to fix a glitch with the world's most high-tech helmet used by pilots flying the most expensive fighter jet in history. A bug in the $400,000 helmet display screen used by F-35 aviators caused a green ...