- Feb 1, 2008
the F-35's one contender on display
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Add a gun that can’t shoot straight to the problems that dog Lockheed Martin Corp.’s $428 billion F-35 program, including more than 800 software flaws.
The 25mm gun on Air Force models of the Joint Strike Fighter has “unacceptable” accuracy in hitting ground targets and is mounted in housing that’s cracking, the Pentagon’s test office said in its latest assessment of the costliest U.S. weapons system.
Not that I know much about this stuff, but wasn't this plane supposed to be an "invisible killer" that just destroyed other aircraft before even being seen?
Insurance claim.. its ok... They'll just get another oneis like 100 million dollars down the drain? Pilot ejected ok, I wonder if he gets to fly again if its pilot error?
Considering someone else did the same in a F-22 the week before it's likely the F-35 pilot isn't at the top of the sh*tlist .is like 100 million dollars down the drain? Pilot ejected ok, I wonder if he gets to fly again if its pilot error?