An F-18 cannot do everything an F-35 can do, unless stealth doesn't matter.
Marine general wants energy weapons on the pricey new fighter
The cheapest version of the most expensive fighter is almost ready for war
Watch $200 million of airplane land normally
Joint Strike Fighter can finally fight
The first 10-fighter squadron costs roughly $1 billion
A $134-million albatross
World’s deadliest podcast?
Manufacturing machines for future fighters
Cost projections for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program declined $4.5 billion last year.
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