The F-35’s “Block 4” software and hardware upgrade is currently being installed on deployed jets, even though it is “stunned, flawed and under-tested,” according to a Pentagon testing agency assessment released in January. . Aircraft operators “identified deficiencies in weapons, fusion, communications and navigation, cybersecurity and targeting processes that required software customization and additional time and resources, causing delays,” it said.


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