​ANALYSIS: House panel approves funds for 11 F-35s and 14 F/A-18s

An F-35 aircraft arrives April 15 at Hill Force Ba

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II might be the world’s costliest and most divisive warplane, but there’s something to be said for the seemingly Teflon-coated Joint Strike Fighter’s resiliency.

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