The first of two F-35A Joint Strike Fighters arrives at Williamtown RAAF base outside Newcastle, Australia. Photo: EPA

Australia’s first F-35A fighter jets arrive but doubts about cost persist

  • The Australian government has budgeted US$17 billion for 72 of the aircraft despite issues with the radar software and increased risk of neck injury to lower-weight pilots when they ejected
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The first of two F-35A Joint Strike Fighters arrives at Williamtown RAAF base outside Newcastle, Australia. Photo: EPA
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