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Friday, July 17, 2015

Watch fearsome F-35 stealth jet fire its controversial hidden wing cannons in Top Gun-style video

Each one costs $3.5 billion to build and boasts a special stealth coating that makes it almost invisible to radar.

And the fearsome F-35 fighter jet also has powerful 25mm cannons hidden inside its wings. Unfortunately, the software required to fire the cannons won't be available until 2019.

This new video shows the cannons smoking as they fire live rounds - but the jet remains grounded the entire time.

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