F-35 in Trouble? Dispute with Lockheed Martin Means No More American F-35 Deliveries
The National Interest -

Dario Leone

Security, Americas

Uh oh.

At the heart of the dispute is the government’s inspection of the planes during Lockheed’s production, which failed to discover problems with the fastenings, the sources said.

A dispute with Lockheed Martin over a production mistake on the F-35 has prompted the Pentagon and at least two foreign countries from accepting deliveryof new aircraft.

Corrosion “exceeding technical limits” was discovered during routine maintenance at Hill Air Force Base (AFB)...

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