Chinese spies stole F-35 fighter design

why should china do such a stooopid thing? F35 a white elephant and can easily grounded by taliban. just another pentagon junk that sucks us taxpayers money to warring industrial complex. check how many rednecks evaporated in thin air flying ’em.

China Daily Mail

Three F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (rear to front) AF-2, AF-3 and AF-4, can be seen flying over Edwards Air Force Base in this Dec. 10, 2011 handout photo provided by Lockheed Martin. Three F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (rear to front) AF-2, AF-3 and AF-4, can be seen flying over Edwards Air Force Base in this Dec. 10, 2011 handout photo provided by Lockheed Martin.

U.S. National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden said Chinese spies stole a huge volume of data related to Lockheed’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the Australian Associated Press reported, and military experts say Beijing likely used the information to help develop its latest generation of fighters.

Snowden shared signals data documenting the Chinese theft with German magazine Der Spiegel, and the Australian government is aware of the “serious damage” from the breach, the Sydney Morning Herald said.

The Chinese allegedly stole 50 terabytes of data, including information about the fighter’s detailed engine schematics, “aft deck heating contour maps,” methods for cooling exhaust gases and the method the jet uses to track targets, the Morning Herald said.

China apparently used information stolen…

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