Lockheed Martin, which builds the F-35 jet, has found a US source for the alloy for future planes. File photo: AP
Lockheed Martin, which builds the F-35 jet, has found a US source for the alloy for future planes. File photo: AP

Pentagon says banned China-made alloy is in all F-35 jets

  • The department that oversees the aircraft will now seek a national security waiver to resume deliveries of already assembled jets containing the alloy
  • The US has suspended shipping of new F-35s after finding an alloy used in magnets for pumps on the plane was made in China

Lockheed Martin, which builds the F-35 jet, has found a US source for the alloy for future planes. File photo: AP
Lockheed Martin, which builds the F-35 jet, has found a US source for the alloy for future planes. File photo: AP
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