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The Pentagon was convicted of concealment of defects of F-35


The U.S. Department of Defense tries to hide serious shortcomings of the shock F-35 fighter. Analysts of the American non-profit organization "Project of the State Supervision" have come to such conclusion (Project on Government Oversight, POGO), The Washington Examiner tells. 19 most critical defects have been decided to transfer to the category of the lowered danger without any plan to correction of shortcomings. In particular, it concerns the system of ejection of the pilot and also problems with installation of coordinates for bombing that can lead to blow to the divisions. According to POGO, the Ministry of Defence of the USA doesn't want to postpone the beginning of large-lot production of F-35. "In the Defense Ministry want to come to Capitol Hill and to report that they have no shortcomings of the first category any more" — the military analyst of the organization Dan Gratsyer considers. At the moment at F-35 111 critical shortcomings of the first category and 855 more — the second category are revealed. On August 22 the F-35 fighter Eglin has made emergency landing on air base of the U.S. Air Force. The plane with not revealed forward chassis has landed on a nasal part. The reasons of the incident become clear. When landing the system of electrooptical aiming of EOTS (Electro-Optical Targeting System) could suffer. F-35 Lightning II — family of hardly noticeable multipurpose fighters of the fifth generation in which development and release since 2001 the American company Lockheed Martin is engaged. The fighter is presented in three options: A (for the Air Force), B (with the shortened take-off) and C (deck). The cost of each fighting vehicle is about 100 million dollars. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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