Joint Strike Fighter warplane scandals continue

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This video from the USA is called F-35 JSF Stealth, or How the West was Lost.

From Reuters:

Exclusive: Pentagon report faults F-35 on software, reliability

Friday, January 24, 2014 3:56 a.m. CST

By Andrea Shalal-Esa

WASHINGTON – A new U.S. Defense Department report warns that ongoing software, maintenance and reliability problems with Lockheed Martin Corp‘s F-35 stealth fighter could delay the Marine Corps’ plans to start using its F-35 jets by mid-2015.

The latest report by the Pentagon’s chief weapons tester, Michael Gilmore, provides a detailed critique of the F-35’s technical challenges, and focuses heavily on what it calls the «unacceptable» performance of the plane’s software, according to a 25-page draft obtained by Reuters.

The report forecast a possible 13-month delay in completing testing of the Block 2B software needed for the Marine Corps to clear the jets for initial combat use next year, a priority given…

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