U.S. Marine Corps resumes flights of Lockheed F-35B jets

WASHINGTON Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:50pm EDT

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps said it was resuming flights of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 B-model jets on Friday, and was continuing with its plan to send several jets to Britain for their international debut next month.

"The Marine Corps will resume F-35B flight operations today. We are continuing with our plans to deploy to the UK next month," said Marine Corps spokesman Captain Richard Ulsh.

(Reporting by Andrea Shalal; Editing by Chris Reese)