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2022-01-29 China-Japan-Koreas
Video reveals moment $100m US F-35 stealth fighter CRASHED into aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and photo shows jet in South China Sea after pilot ejected: US in race with China to recover it from seabed
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Posted by Skidmark 2022-01-29 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [152 views ]  Top

#1 Video shows aircraft hitting edge of deck (a ramp strike), not a broken arresting wire as speculated.
Posted by Heriberto Gravilet6068 2022-01-29 02:09||   2022-01-29 02:09|| Front Page Top

#2 Thank you for the clarification.

Can't tell if there is a crazy crosswind, or we have an Island Boys moment.
Posted by swksvolFF 2022-01-29 11:27||   2022-01-29 11:27|| Front Page Top

#3 Just remember, Wave Of The Future!
Gonna be able to replace A10's and everything!
All AF officers who oppose the F35 are traitors!
(A general actually said that.)

This is remarkably like the F111.
Can be used for everything!
Actually means can't do any paticular thing well.
One size fits all!
Really means does doesn't actually fit anyone.
Posted by ed in texas 2022-01-29 11:37||   2022-01-29 11:37|| Front Page Top

#4 Once the military's prime mission became procurement, everything else became even less than an afterthought.
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-01-29 11:46||   2022-01-29 11:46|| Front Page Top

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