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F16

Investigators Looking Over Site Where F-16, Small Plane Crashed

Federal investigators and local authorities have been combing through a wide swath of rural, sparsely populated land as they try to determine what caused an F-16 fighter jet to slam into a small plane over South Carolina.

07/08/2015

The U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight. (credit: U.S. Navy photo courtesy Lockheed Martin via Getty Images)

Lockheed Machinists Strike Not Helping F-35 Production

The majority of the employees on strike at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth work on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Mostly testing setbacks have caused the delays on the radar-evading fighter, but the strike isn’t helping.

05/01/2012

An F-35 Joint Strike Fighter on display at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Defense Secretary Now Ready To Back Marine Version Of F-35 Fighter Jet

A U.S. defense official says Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is giving fresh backing to the Marine Corps’ version of the next-generation fighter jet, the F-35.

01/19/2012