Thursday, September 8, 2022

Just when you thought the bureaucracy couldn't get any dumber...

F-35, Heritage Flight, Aircraft

Stopping shipment when there is no safety or security risk is a security risk to our country is foolish. There are other ways to deal with this problem.

 (Bold is mine)

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has temporarily stopped accepting deliveries of the Lockheed Martin-made F-35 after it found that an alloy used in magnets on the jet’s turbomachine pumps was produced in China.

The F-35 program office has assessed that the Chinese alloy does not present a safety or security risk that could expose the stealth jet to cyber attacks or other malfeasance, and an alternative source for the alloy has already been identified

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