F-35 The Air Force's New $1 Trillion Fighter Jet Has a Software Bug So Stupid It's Amazing
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That flying piece of shit is in the news again... they found a new problem.
>According to a report in the Guardian, in addition to a slew of previously reported problems — such as vulnerability to lightning strikes and zero tested capability to resist cyber attacks — the plane's radar system just occasionally stops working, forcing pilots to actually turn it off and reboot it before it will work again.
>That's right. It's the Top Gun equivalent of pulling a Nintendo cartridge out of the machine and blowing on it — except when it's done with a Nintendo, an enemy fighter jet typically can't sneak up and blow you out of the air.
>"What would happen is they'd get a signal that says either a radar degrade or a radar fail – something that would force us to restart the radar," U.S. Air Force Major General Harrigian told IHS Jane. Manufacturer "Lockheed Martin discovered the root cause, and now they're in the process of making sure they take that solution and run it through the lab."
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