The US Navy has recovered the US fighter jet that sank in the South China Sea. The F-35C is one of the newest jets of the US armed forces and is equipped with state-of-the-art technology (China.Table reported). The jet had crashed into the sea during a landing accident on the aircraft carrier in January. The aircraft was recovered last week from a depth of nearly 3,800 meters. The South China Sea is a geopolitical hotspot. Several nations claim ownership of small islands and reefs and related access to raw materials, as well as control of key shipping routes. nib
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