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The Ongoing Search For Japan's Crashed F-35 (Updated)
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Here's Everything We Know About The Ongoing Search For Japan's Crashed F-35 (Updated)

The search and rescue effort continues for the F-35 and its pilot with a U-2 spy plane and submarine rescue vessel joining the effort.

By Tyler RogowayApril 13, 2019


It has been four days since the crash of a Japan Air Self Defense Force F-35A. Here's what we have to report, but before you start reading the update, make sure you read our original post linked here to get caught up.
Details regarding the crash remain scarce. Keep in mind that data surrounding tracking F-35s and the information its data-links send and receive are sensitive in nature, especially the data captured by its proprietary low-probability of intercept (LPI) Multi-functional Advanced Data Link (MADL) system whichconnects F-35s together within line-of-sight. The jet also has satellite and Link 16 connectivity, but they are not stealthy like MADL.

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The F-35A that crashed was the first aircraft Mitsubishi assembled locally. It had two known inflight emergencies during its short career—one early on during testing having to do with a cooling system issue and another due to some sort of faulty 'position indicator.' Both problems were remediated by swapping out parts and neither event seems particularly strange and inflight emergencies are far from rare when it comes to complex fighter aircraft.

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Air assets have also been highly present overhead the general area where the aircraft disappeared, with U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidons flying search grids along with JASDF aircraft. A U-2 Dragon Lady has also joined the search and is currently working the area. The aircraft's powerful sensors have a robust secondary maritime surveillance capability. So far, just some pieces of the aircraft have been found, which still represents a huge technological and intellectual property risk in itself. In fact, floating debris may be the biggest security risk at this time.

As for the chances that a foreign power, such as Russia or China, could scour the area for floating wreckage or even send their own submersibles down to try to manipulate and remove parts of the F-35 wreckage, this clearly is a concern. But Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya noted that Japanese forces are closely monitoring the area around the clock and that there has not been any unusual activity detected, at least so far.

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(reminds me of the Glomar Explorer)

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/27...ashed-f-35

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What do you think happened to it @MaximalGravity?
Q abbreviations thread- https://the-fringe.com/thread-q_anon_abb...#pid399767
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(04-15-2019, 12:47 AM)Sassy Wrote: What do you think happened to it @MaximalGravity?

No idea. Not my area of expertise.

They have had problems and, this aircraft wasn't US built but, built in Japan - their first one. I would guess an equipment failure, but again, I'm guessing with no real knowledge.

It's a better question for @Red Auroras or @Apache54 , I think.

I like the story because it reminds me of The Glomar Explorer, a secret high tech salvage vessel, built to recover a Russian Sub. Howard Hughes involvement was just a cover.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glomar_Explorer


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I hope they did not get their parts from China.
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(04-15-2019, 01:51 AM)Sassy Wrote: I hope they did not get their parts from China.

Yeah, with electronic components a chain of custody needs to be maintained. Many parts used in today's electronics are made in China. The EPA drove US manufactures off shore. So, things get tricky.

The linked article is technical but, reading around the tech stuff you can get the picture. It's illustrated with photos.

Bunnie is a Chinese American (Michigan) who lives and works in China. He Sheppard's US manufacturer's products through Chinese electronics fabucation. He has a MIT PhD in EE.

https://www.bunniestudios.com/blog/?page_id=1022
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Just so everyone's on the same page. These F-35s are built in Ft Worth, then Mitsubishi does the final assembly over there. Kinda like buying a bicycle still in the box.

AFAIK, so far they've only found parts of the tails that was still floating.

But there's only one submarine that can find the wreckage:

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