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F-35 fighter a high-profile no-show at Farnborough

An engine fire three weeks ago has grounded the expensive new fighter jet. US military officials still hope the jet can make a last-minute appearance at the prestigious UK airshow, though.

By July 14, 2014

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Pentagon grounds entire F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet

Multibillion-dollar program to develop "the most affordable, lethal, supportable, and survivable aircraft ever to be used" hits some turbulence after a crack is discovered in an engine turbine blade.

By February 23, 2013

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The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program (pictures)

The next generation of strike aircraft for the Navy, Air Force, and Marines.

10 Images By February 23, 2013

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Airbus reports best-ever jet sales at Farnborough: $75.3B

The aviation industry spends big bucks and plans years in advance. Airbus sells 496 passenger jets at the UK airshow.

By July 17, 2014

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Watch the F-35B jet make a vertical take-off and landing

Lockheed Martin says the production model of the new jet successfully completed a stationary take-off earlier this month.

By May 21, 2013

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Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By November 4, 2013

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How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

Hundreds of families of Americans missing in action in Palau since World War II have long wondered what happened to their loved ones. Now cutting-edge oceanographic technology is helping find answers.

By April 20, 2014

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The P-8A Poseidon adventure begins for the Navy

There's a new sub-hunter in town: the US Navy's P-8A Poseidon, just now taking to the air to replace the venerable P-3C Orion. And soon it'll have a drone deputy.

By March 2, 2014

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Whoosh! U.S. Navy F-35C gets electromagnetic launch

The Navy successfully test-launches the next-generation aircraft--the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter--from its futuristic EMALS carrier system.

By November 28, 2011

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Pentagon: You know what's cool? A trillion-dollar fighter

Air Force has given clearance for its version of the Joint Strike Fighter to begin tests--a major milestone. The program could cost a trillion dollars over the next 50 years.

By February 29, 2012