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F-35B fighter jet passes nighttime landing test

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April 10 - The U.S. Marine Corps has successfully tested the nighttime take-off and vertical landing capabilities of the F-35B Lighting II fighter jet. As one of a family of aircraft designed for the multi-billion dollar, international Joint Strike Fighter program, the F-35B is made for warfare at sea, and while the program has been plagued by technical problems in recent years, the aircraft performed well in its maiden nightime test. Ben Gruber has more.

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