The US temporarily halted delivery of the planes. Photo: TNS
The US temporarily halted delivery of the planes. Photo: TNS

US issues national security waiver for F-35 jets that use banned Chinese alloy

  • Delivery of the fighters had been halted because of the presence of a magnet that used rare earth metals sourced from China
  • The US has been working to improve the security of its military supply chains to reduce dependence on materials sourced from potentially hostile countries

The US temporarily halted delivery of the planes. Photo: TNS
The US temporarily halted delivery of the planes. Photo: TNS
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