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U.S. military grounds F-35 Joint Strike Fighter after fire
U.S. military grounds F-35 Joint Strike Fighter after fire

In the latest setback for the Pentagon's pricey F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, the U.S. military has grounded all of the fighter jets from flight operations after a fire that occurred at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida this week. Flights were expected to resume the day after Monday's mishap, but the Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps have since decided to temporarily suspend all F-35 operations until it is determined that flights can resume safely. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: F-35s grounded: An article in the June 27 Business section about the military's decision to temporarily ground F-35 jet fighters said the cost of the Pentagon's Joint Strike Fighter program was...

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