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Third time's a charm? F-35 fleet grounded again

The U.S. Air Force grounded its fleet of Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Joint Strike Fighters earlier this month — for the 3rd time in less than year. In October 2010 the company grounded the fleet of 20 F-35s purchased by the US military after discovering a software glitch during simulation tests. The glitch could cause the fuel […]

Protesters in Halifax speak out against F-35

The Halifax Peace Coalition held a protest against the Conservative government’s decision to buy the F-35 fighter-bomber on January 17th, which was Martin Luther King Jr. Day and also the 50th anniversary of U.S. president Dwight Eisenhower’s speech warning of the dangers of the military-industrial complex (Moira Peters, “Pricy Jets a Nice Haul for Lockheed […]