Non-Firing Guns & Killer Ejection Seats – UK Celebrates F-35 Fighter Jet

Keep in mind the F-35 has over 400 “deficiencies” — 419 deficiencies to be exact. This comes from the Defense Department. It’s not an internet rumor.

 

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The fighter jet has come under scrutiny in recent years as the budget for the fighter jet continues to creep perilously higher. The F-35 comes in at a cost of $150 million (£ 100 million) per aircraft, but has been saddled with continuous delays, system malfunctions, and safety issues.This week a report was issued that the aircraft’s Martin-Baker ejection seats would instantly snap the neck of any pilot weighing under 135 pounds while those between the weight of 135-160 pounds are considered to be highly susceptible to immediate death upon opting to eject.

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