Despite Concerns Of Weight Gain, Fixes Improved F-35B Ratio

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Unread post23 Jan 2012, 09:48

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Lockheed: Despite Concerns Of Weight Gain, Fixes Improved F-35B Ratio
The fixes made to the Marine Corps' short-takeoff, vertical-landing variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter actually improved the weight margin on the aircraft by 270 pounds, despite concerns by the Pentagon's acquisition chief last year that it would add to the aircraft's weight, a Lockheed Martin official told reporters Jan. 20. 723 words


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