Archived posts with tag ‘Senate’

06.09.11
Danger Room: Senators Love Their Stealth Jet, Never Mind the New Design Flaw

First, the good news: after a nearly month-long flight ban, the Pentagon’s 20-strong Joint Strike Fighter test fleet is back in the air. The military and builder Lockheed Martin determined that the stealthy F-35 jet’s power system, while potentially flawed, did not justify the same prolonged grounding that has turned the Air Force’s 160 F-22s into $411 million hangar ornaments.

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