China won’t find lost F-35 stealth fighter first, says Pentagon

Air Force Times: The U.S. and Japanese militaries are downplaying the possibility that China will find Japan’s missing F-35A Lightning II aircraft before their own search parties.

“The Japanese have the lead there, and we’re working very collaboratively with them," acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Friday. "And we’ve got a capability if what they have doesn’t prove to be sufficient.”

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