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The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
17 June 2014
, by Casey Chan (Gizmodo)
http://sploid.gizmodo.com/the-designer-of-the-f-16-explains-why-the-f-35-is-such-1591828468


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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2015, 01:15:03 PM »
Pentagon Extends F-35 Software Testing to Fix Flaws
24 March 2015
, by Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg)
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-24/f-35-software-testing-for-marine-version-extended-to-fix-flaws

The Pentagon has extended testing to debug software flaws that need to be fixed before the first F-35 jets from Lockheed Martin Corp. can be ready for combat.

The Marine Corps wants to declare its version of the F-35, the costliest U.S. weapons system, ready for limited combat as soon as July.

Flight testing of software essential to delivering on the plane’s promised capabilities was supposed to be completed last month, about four months late, but now may take until mid-June, according to the Pentagon’s test office.

A declaration that the plane, known as the Joint Strike Fighter, is ready for initial operations would be this year’s biggest milestone for the $391.1 billion program.

The Marine model, designed for short takeoffs and vertical landings, is the most complex of three being built. The U.K. and Italy are buying this version.

The F-35 is a flying computer. Each of the planes made by Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed will have more than 8 million lines of code, more than any previous U.S. or allied fighter.

The F-35 program has extended testing of modified software “intended to correct deficiencies,” Air Force Major Eric Badger, the test office’s spokesman, said yesterday in an e-mail.

“It began flight testing last week,” he said.

Joe DellaVedova, a spokesman for the Defense Department’s F-35 program office, had no immediate comment.

Air Force Lieutenant General Chris Bogdan, the F-35 program’s manager, was scheduled to meet with reporters on Tuesday to discuss the testing extension.

Gathering Data

The Pentagon program office determined last month that an additional software version of the “Block 2B” software must be tested “based on a number of deficiencies revealed by ongoing testing, including problems with fusion” of data compiled by the aircraft’s sensors that operate its combat systems, Badger said.

“What is clear is that” the software “will finish with deficiencies remaining that will affect operational units,” Michael Gilmore, the Pentagon’s director of combat testing, said in a letter to lawmakers in January transmitting his annual report on major weapons to Congress.

Gilmore said through Badger, the spokesman, that he still holds that view.
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2015, 11:28:34 AM »
First F-35 Jets Lack Ground-Combat Punch of 1970s-Era A-10s
14 April 2015
, by Anthony Capaccio and David Lerman (Bloomberg)
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-14/first-f-35-jets-to-lack-ground-combat-punch-of-1970s-era-a-10s
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JSF is going to be replaced by better fighter
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2015, 12:52:11 PM »
Boeing F/A-XX 6th gen fighter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xqi_5GRRYMY
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$100 Million F-35B Is Almost Combat Ready... or Is It? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-z0O-wWhR0

May 26, 2015 Bloomberg Business
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$100 Million F-35B Is Almost Combat Ready... or Is It? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-z0O-wWhR0

May 26, 2015 Bloomberg Business

So it might be ready by 2025 . . ..
I'm sure the Kremlin is not exactly at full panic level.


JSF - "Can't Turn, Can't Climb, Can't Run"

The Truth About the Useless F-35 & F-22 (Australian TV)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27qdB1D0s9M


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The money was diverted into a secret program.

secret space program and breakaway civilization conference 2014

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA9iiA4pxNRYxZDW_6oWbKw

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Lockheed wins $920 million deal for early work on next F-35 jet order
4 June 2015
, Washington (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/04/us-lockheed-martin-f-idUSKBN0OK2KR20150604

Lockheed Martin has won a contract valued at $920 million to start buying materials and parts for a tenth batch of 94 F-35 fighter jets, the Pentagon announced Thursday.

The "advanced procurement" contract will allow the company to start ordering parts and material that take a long time to procure, such as titanium, according to a spokesman for the Pentagon's F-35 program office.

Lockheed and the government are still negotiating the terms of the overall contract for jets in the 10th batch, a deal that will be valued at well over.

The order covers 78 F-35 A-model jets to be built for the U.S. Air Force, Italy, Turkey, Australia, Norway and a number of other countries;

14 F-35 B-model jets for the U.S. Marine Corps, Italy and Britain; and 2 F-35 C-model jets for the Navy and Marine Corps, according to a daily digest of large arms contracts.
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Leaked: New F-35 fighter jet beaten by F-16 from 1970s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zKaWc_43UI

Jul 4, 2015 RT
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2015, 05:30:30 AM »
Leaked: New F-35 fighter jet beaten by F-16 from 1970s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zKaWc_43UI

Jul 4, 2015 RT

I saw it "Live" on RT, and was amused at the obvious pleasure they derived from humiliating the Military Industrial Complex by effectively Whistle Blowing on a Financial Fraud.

Thanks for the link, I can now e-mail my friend for a minor wake up call.

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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2015, 03:38:03 PM »
'F-35 hopeless, less battleworthy than Soviet jets from Cold War' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cP0f1_f8nuc

Aug 15, 2015 RT
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Pratt prepping for big production increase on F-35 jet engines
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2015, 08:49:00 PM »
Pratt prepping for big production increase on F-35 jet engines
15 September 2015
, by Andrea Shalal - National Harbor, Md. (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/15/us-united-tech-pratt-fighter-idUSKCN0RF05T20150915

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies, on Monday said it is working closely with suppliers to prepare for a large ramp-up in production in coming years of the F135 engine that powers the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet.
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2015, 08:50:30 PM »
U.S. Air Force warns F-35 order review could damage program
16 September 2015
, by Andrea Shalal - National Harbor, Md. (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/16/us-lockheed-martin-fighter-idUSKCN0RG00120150916

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh on Tuesday warned that short-term moves to revise downward the Air Force's planned purchase of 1,763 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 stealth fighters could damage the program and scare off foreign buyers.
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2015, 01:03:49 AM »
U.S. Navy's F-35 test to include new helmet, full weapons load
23 September 2015
, by Andrea Shalal - Fort Worth, Texas (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/23/us-lockheed-fighter-navy-idUSKCN0RN27F20150923
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UK will speed up purchase of F-35 jets - Will have 24 in service by 2023 instead of originally planned eight.
23 November 2015
, by Sebastian Anthony , U.K. (Ars Technica)
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/11/uk-will-speed-up-purchase-of-f-35-jets-increase-anti-terror-budget-by-30/
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Raytheon's GPS control system is 'a disaster': U.S. Air Force general
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2015, 04:55:59 PM »
Raytheon's GPS control system is 'a disaster': U.S. Air Force general
8 December 2015
, Washington (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-raytheon-satellites-idUSKBN0TR1QF20151208
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2015, 07:08:28 AM »
Lockheed wins $1.17 billion deal for early work on more F-35 jets
21 December 2015
, Washington (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/lockheed-fighter-contractlockheed-idUSKBN0U42NK20151221
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #18 on: December 22, 2015, 11:38:50 AM »
Botg are crap compared to the RIW AERODYME.

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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2016, 11:37:19 AM »
The $400 Billion F-35 Is Filled With Software Bugs
29 January 2016
, by Peter Rugg (Inverse)
https://www.inverse.com/article/10802-the-400-billion-f-35-is-filled-with-software-bugs

The world’s most expensive weapons program is riddled with software bugs.

And a previously unreleased December memo from Michael Gilmore, the Department of Defense’s director for Operational Test and Evaluation, states that the F-35’s software will be buggy for years.



More Bad News for the Snakebit F-35
29 January 2016
, by Rob Garver (The Fiscal Times)
http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2016/01/29/More-Bad-News-Snakebit-F-35
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #20 on: January 30, 2016, 12:40:57 PM »
No vortechnology....

No Hutchison Effect...

No gravitransducers...

Aerodynamics is not embracing the 21st century much.

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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #21 on: February 02, 2016, 02:04:14 AM »
Cybersecurity Gap Blocks Pentagon From a Lockheed F-35 Database
1 February 2015
, by Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg)
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-01/cybersecurity-gap-blocks-pentagon-from-a-lockheed-f-35-database
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2016, 05:50:22 AM »
Even the 787 aibt nuch of an improvement from the 747.  Keep having a neo-feudal economy with old recycled ideas.

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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2016, 08:02:03 AM »
'What F-35 will do to ya': Air Force general faints at briefing on plane budget https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNJVWkPc3a0

Feb 11, 2016 RT

Air Force Maj. Gen. James F. Martin Jr. fainted at the rostrum during a media briefing when he was talking about the F-35 plane in Pentagon on Wednesday.
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #24 on: February 18, 2016, 03:08:14 AM »
F-35 Fighter Jet Flaws Can Be Overcome, U.S. Marine General Says
17 February 2016
, by Rachel Chang (Bloomberg)
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-17/f-35-fighter-jet-flaws-can-be-overcome-u-s-marine-general-says
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #25 on: February 18, 2016, 03:12:02 AM »
'What F-35 will do to ya': Air Force general faints at briefing on plane budget https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNJVWkPc3a0

Feb 11, 2016 RT

Air Force Maj. Gen. James F. Martin Jr. fainted at the rostrum during a media briefing when he was talking about the F-35 plane in Pentagon on Wednesday.

They probably zapped him to cause him to faint.   
Be Prepared

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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #26 on: February 22, 2016, 08:29:39 PM »
The Pentagon's $15 Trillion Mistake The Atlantic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnGgkJle7l0

Feb 22, 2016 Ryan Dawson
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #27 on: March 23, 2016, 03:01:12 PM »
Fundamental failure: Military admits F-35 fighter doesn't work but says it's too late stop $400B program
23 March 2016
, by David Axe - The Daily Beast (Sott)
http://www.sott.net/article/315096-Fundamental-failure-Military-admits-F-35-fighter-doesnt-work-but-says-its-too-late-stop-400B-program
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #28 on: March 25, 2016, 07:03:55 AM »
F-35's $1 Trillion Support Cost Ticks Up as More Flights Seen
24 March 2016
, by Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg)
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-24/f-35-s-1-trillion-support-cost-ticks-up-as-more-flights-seen
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #29 on: April 09, 2016, 11:53:56 AM »
F-35 fighter jets will cost less to produce, more to operate: Pentagon
24 March 2016
, by Idrees Ali and Andrea Shalal - Washington (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-lockheed-fighter-idUSKCN0WQ2GD
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #30 on: April 15, 2016, 08:42:57 PM »
Risks seen with Lockheed's F-35 fighter logistics system
14 April 2016
, by Andrea Shalal - Washington (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-lockheed-fighter-idUSKCN0XB2IA
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #31 on: August 02, 2016, 03:03:04 PM »
Air Force Says Its Lockheed F-35 Is Ready for Limited Combat Use
2 August 2016
, by Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg)
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-02/air-force-says-its-lockheed-f-35-is-ready-for-limited-combat-use

- Combat jet won’t have full capability for at least three years

- General says F-35 will be service’s ‘most dominant aircraft’
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #32 on: October 15, 2016, 08:04:14 PM »
Lockheed says it wants Japan to do more work on the F-35
13 October 2016
, by Tim Kelly - Tokyo (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-lockheed-f-idUSKCN12D0M4


Now the Japs have to solve the crappy plane issue LOLz
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #33 on: October 19, 2016, 12:16:52 PM »
Grounded F-35 fighters seen back in the air in November: Norway
19 October 2016
, (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-lockheed-f35-grounded-idUSKCN12J1ZK

The U.S. Air Force on Sept. 16 said 15 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35A Lightning II aircraft had been grounded due to peeling and crumbling insulation in avionics cooling lines inside the fuel tanks.
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Re: The designer of the F-16 explains why the F-35 is such a crappy plane
« Reply #34 on: October 30, 2016, 01:17:36 AM »
Lockheed Martin says third quarter F-35 deliveries slowed
25 October 2016
, (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-lockheed-results-deliveries-idUSKCN12P2CI

Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon's No. 1 weapons supplier, said a retroactive fix for insulation problems in the fuel tanks and lines of F-35 jets already in production caused deliveries to be "light" this quarter.

Turkey expects first F-35 delivery in 2018, plans more orders
28 October 2016
, (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-lockheed-fighter-turkey-idUSKCN12S2G1
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Lockheed Martin Tumbles After Trump Tweets On "Out Of Control" F-35 Costs
« Reply #35 on: December 12, 2016, 09:10:25 PM »
Lockheed Martin Tumbles After Trump Tweets On "Out Of Control" F-35 Costs
12 December 2015
, by Tyler Durden (Zero Hedge)
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-12/lockheed-martin-tumbles-after-trump-tweets-out-control-f-35-costs

Lockheed Responds To Trump Tweet
12 December 2015
, by Tyler Durden (Zero Hedge)
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-12/lockheed-responds-trump-tweet
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