US Air Force says the F-35 is ready for combat
It only took 15 years.
DARPA unveils its next VTOL aircraft concept
The demonstrator aims to overcome drawbacks of the vertical takeoff design.
The USAF wants to use the F-35 as a stealth scout plane
They'll leave the big gunning to remotely-guided "arsenal" planes.
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