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March 20, 2019

Fighter Fiasco: The Navy's Version of the Stealth F-35 Is In Trouble

Testing data obtained by the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) indicates that the F-35 variant's "fully mission capable" rate — a key measure of an military aircraft's readiness — collapsed from 12% in October 2016 to zero in December 2017 before remaining flat through 2018.

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In February, the commander of the U.S. Naval Air Forces  proclaimed that the Navy's F-35C Joint Strike Fighter was "ready for operations, ready for combat and ready to win" — even though the Navy's own testing data says otherwise.

Testing data  obtained by the Project On Government Oversight (POGO)  indicates that the F-35 variant's "fully mission capable" rate — a key measure of an military aircraft's readiness — collapsed from 12% in October 2016 to zero in December 2017 before remaining flat through 2018.

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/fighter-fiasco-navys-version-stealth-f-35-trouble-48262
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