Although the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has taken some public hits recently – most notably, the decision by Canada to reconsider their purchase of the fifth-generation fighter – the news isn’t all bad. The U.S. expects to finalize a deal for 32 new F-35′s on Friday, and contractor Lockheed Martin has released a new batch of photos on their Flickr stream. We’ve grabbed a couple of those for your enjoyment.
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All photos courtesy of Lockheed Martin.