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Grounded F-35 Fleet Cleared to Fly

After an engine fire in June grounded the entire U.S. military fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets, Navy and Air Force officials have approved a limited flight clearance to run engine inspections and restricted flight drills. The cause of …

F-35 Fighter Jets Grounded After Fire

The U.S. Department of Defense has grounded all of its F-35 fighter jets after one of them caught fire during take off at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The advanced fighter was set to make its international debut during …

Navy Jet Crash: Rescued Pilot Recovering In Critical Care
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A Navy pilot who crashed into the Atlantic Ocean this afternoon has survived and is now recovering in hospital. The F-18 fighter pilot’s aircraft went down off the coast of Virginia earlier today during a training run. After ejecting from …

Drone Crashes Near Florida Highway
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A U.S. Air Force drone crashed shortly after takeoff in the Florida panhandle near Tyndall Air Force Base today, forcing the closure of U.S. highway 98. The cause of the crash is not yet known, but authorities say that the …