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F-35 Aircraft Sustainment: DOD Needs to Address Substantial Supply Chain Challenges

F-35 aircraft performance is falling short of warfighter requirements—that is, aircraft cannot perform as many missions or fly as often as required. This lower-than-desired aircraft...

Turkey says US distorted meeting, but Pompeo stands by it

Turkey on Thursday accused the US State Department of making false claims about rows during a meeting between the top US and Turkish diplomats,...

US Stops F-35 Fighter Jet Parts Delivery to Turkey

After months of warnings, the United States has stopped delivery of F-35 fighter jet parts to Turkey in retaliation for Ankara's decision to move...

Taiwan asks US for new fighter jets to defend against China

Taiwan has made a formal request to the United States for new fighter jets to defend itself against increasing Chinese threats, Deputy Defence Minister...

Singapore to buy four F-35s, with option for eight more

Singapore: Singapore plans to buy four US-made F-35 jet fighters -- one of the most advanced warplanes ever built -- to update its ageing...

US Navy’s version of F-35 jet ‘ready for combat’

The US Navy's version of the F-35 stealth fighter jet is "ready for combat," officials said Thursday, marking another milestone in the development of...

Singapore Identifies F-35 as Long-Term Fighter Solution

Singapore’s Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen has announced on social media that upon completion of a technical evaluation by the Republic of Singapore Air...

Upgraded J-20 Fighter Jet ‘Overwhelmingly Superior’ to US F-35: Analysts

As South Korea became the latest country to buy and deploy US F-35 stealth fighter jets, Chinese military observers asserted that an upgraded Chinese...

First female F-35 test pilot completes flight mission

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE: A routine F-35 Lightning II flight test mission recently marked a significant event in Air Force history at Edwards Air...

Japan mulling purchase of 100 F-35 US stealth fighters

TOKYO: Japan is considering buying up to 100 F-35 stealth fighters from the US for more than US$8.8 billion as it seeks to counter...