Lockheed F-35 Fighter News
Air Force base halts flights of F-35s after pilots report 'hypoxia-like symptoms'
Luke Air Force Base in Arizona halted flights of its F-35 fighter jets on Friday after an increase in the number of pilots experiencing "hypoxia-like symptoms." Five pilots have reported the symptoms since May 2, leading the base to cancel flying operations and review the concerns with pilots, the
Fact-checking President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress
During his address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, President Donald Trump made a number of claims about a range of issues, including unemployment and immigration. Throughout the speech, a team of journalists from ABC News identified questionable statements and provided context, detail
FULL TEXT: President Trump's first-ever joint address to Congress
Below is President Donald Trump 's first-ever joint address to Congress, delivered Tuesday night, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House. TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens
Trump visits South Carolina for Boeing Dreamliner Debut
ABC News' Amna Nawaz talks with senior transportation correspondent David Kerley.
The Note: Trump Goes Nuclear
NOTABLES --TRUMP -- U.S. 'MUST GREATLY STRENGTHEN' NUCLEAR CAPABILITIES. President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that the U.S. "must greatly strengthen and expand" its nuclear capabilities without offering immediate context to what prompted the declaration, writes ABC’s ALEXANDER MALLIN.
Donald Trump: I've Asked Boeing to Price a Lockheed F -35 Competitor
President-elect Donald Trump has taken to Twitter again to express his displeasure about the price tag of an aircraft. "Based on the tremendous cost and cost overruns of the Lockheed Martin F-35, I have asked Boeing to price-out a comparable F-18 Super Hornet!" he tweeted Thursday. Based on the
US Uses $400M F-22 Raptor Jets in Syria Despite Not Needing Them
For years they were the highly-advanced aircraft without a mission, decried by critics as having been built from more than $80 billion in taxpayer dollars for an enemy that doesn’t exist. But now, more than a decade after the first jets went operational, the next-generation stealth F-22 Raptors are
Military: Don’t Worry If F -35 , Most Expensive Fighter Jet Ever, Can’t Dogfight Well
The makers of one of the most expensive weapons programs in history went on the defensive today, saying a recent report on the F-35 fighter jet’s failures in old-school dogfighting against a decades-old, much cheaper legacy fighter “does not tell the whole story.” The report in question, posted on
Obama Set Goals Too High for Gulf Rebalance, Experts Say
The Obama administration is likely to fall far short of the lofty goals it set for itself at Thursday’s summit with Gulf leaders, several experts on the region said. While the White House has framed the seven-nation meeting as an opportunity to deepen and strengthen Gulf nations’ security
F -35 Fighter Continues Next-Gen Attack on Taxpayer Wallets
Already the most expensive defense weapons program in history, the price tag on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jumped up another $4.3 billion in the last year – the latest hike in a program that’s gone $113 billion over its original projected cost, according to a new report from the Government