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Bloated In Budget And Absent At Airshow, F-35 Charts A Troubled Course

Posted: July 15, 2014

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The new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is supposed to be combat-ready next year. But the aircraft, which is already over-budget, failed to show up at the International Air Show in the UK. The show was to be its big overseas debut. Christopher Werth looks at what this means for the plane's manufacturer, Lockheed Martin.

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