F-35 Costs Expected To Jump By As Much As 7 Percent

US | Jonah Bennett
In this image released by the U.S. Navy courtesy of Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight Feb. 11, 2011 over the Chesapeake Bay. (Photo by U.S. Navy photo courtesy Lockheed Martin via Getty Images)

The total cost is now a minimum of $406.5 billion.

Legislator Wants To Ban Transfers Of F-35s To Turkey After Embassy Brawl

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Joint Strike Fighter F-35 Lightning II on the deck of USS Wasp on August 28, 2013 at sea off the coast of Virginia. (Simon M Bruty/Any Chance Productions/Getty Images)

Relations between Turkey and the United States are tense.

The Military Has Known About F-35's Oxygen Deprivation Problem Since 2011

Defense | Thomas Phippen
Two Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 stealth fighter jets fly to the Avalon Airshow in Victoria, Australia, March 3, 2017. Australian Defence Force/Handout via REUTERS

‘In all cases, pilots were able to safely recover’

Air Force Grounds 55 F-35s After Pilots Struggle To Breathe During Flight

US | Jonah Bennett
An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter takes off on a training sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida

‘Pilots will also be briefed on all the incidents that have occurred’

Woman Faces 150 Years For Smuggling Space Equipment to China

| Anders Hagstrom
FILE PHOTO - The International Space Station is seen in this view from the space shuttle Discovery after the undocking of the two spacecraft in this photo provided by NASA and taken March 7, 2011. Courtesy NASA/Handout via REUTERS
'Allow China to rapidly catch up to US levels'

F-35 Ejection Seats Fixed, Will Not Snap The Necks Of Lightweight Pilots

Defense | Thomas Phippen
The F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), is shown in this March 2010 file photograph

‘this is the safest ejection seat I’ve ever flown’

Congress Wonders Why Some F-35s It Funded Haven't Been Built

Politics | Thomas Phippen
The F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), planes arrive at Edwards Air Force Base in California. (REUTERS/Tom Reynolds/Lockheed Martin Corp)

‘They need to be transparent, don’t they?’

Japanese Prime Minister Thanked Trump For Saving Money On The F-35

Politics | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on North Korea accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida U.S., February 11, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘I mean, because that’s what I do’

Boeing Is Quietly Lobbying Against The F-35 With White Papers

US | Thomas Phippen
The F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), planes arrive at Edwards Air Force Base in California in this May 2010 file photo. The Pentagon on September 22, 2010 said it reached a "fixed-price" agreement with Lockheed Martin Corp for a fourth batch of F-35 fighter jets, wrapping up months of negotiations. Picture taken May 2010. REUTERS/Tom Reynolds/Lockheed Martin Corp/Handout

Buying Super Hornets would avoid ‘capability gaps,’ Boeing says

America's Most Advanced Stealth Fighter Practices Bombing North Korea

National Security | Ryan Pickrell
Two Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 stealth fighter jets fly to the Avalon Airshow in Victoria, Australia, March 3, 2017. Australian Defence Force/Handout via REUTERS

Precision strikes

Lockheed Martin CEO Confirms Trump Helped Secure F-35 Price Drop

National Security | Russ Read
An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter takes off on a training sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida in this March 6, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force photo/Randy Gon/Handout

The president was roundly criticized for taking credit for the cheaper deal

Why The F-35 Is The Iphone Of Fighter Aircraft

National Security | Russ Read
Two Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 stealth fighter jets fly to the Avalon Airshow in Victoria, Australia, March 3, 2017. Australian Defence Force/Handout via REUTERS

The F-35 is completely redefining what a fighter plane can do

Here's What North Korea Was Actually Gunning For In Its Latest Missile Launches

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervises a ballistic rocket launching drill of Hwasong artillery units of the Strategic Force of the KPA in an undated photo. KCNA/via REUTERS

Targeting the F-35Bs at Iwakuni

Trump's Plan To Replace F-35 With Super Hornets 'Doesn't Make Sense'

Defense | Thomas Phippen
The F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), planes arrive at Edwards Air Force Base in California. (REUTERS/Tom Reynolds/Lockheed Martin Corp)

‘The F-35, there’s no another plane like it’

Trump To Boeing: Expect 'A Big Order' Of Super Hornets

US | Thomas Phippen
President Donald Trump addresses a crowd during the debut event for the Dreamliner 787-10 at Boeing's South Carolina facilities on February 17, 2017 in North Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo: Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Turning up the heat on Lockheed’s F-35