Flights of all F-35 fighter planes were suspended Friday by the Pentagon after a routine check exposed a crack on a turbine blade of an aircraft. The crack was found in an F-35A Lightning II aircraft...
The Canadian government is adopting a newly flexible stance on the purchase of fighter jets to replace Canada's aging fleet. The urban and covert warfare that increasingly defines combat missions in the 21st century cannot be fought with fighter jets. Nor is there a threat to Canada at home that can be countered with aerial domination.