(video) New F-35 fighter jet beaten by F-16 from 1970s On January 19, 2016 By Jeff FenskeIn America's Getting Jacked!, Russia, The End of America? Notice that this is from Russia Today. Russia is superior in almost everything, militarily now. – – [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zKaWc_43UI]Leaked: New F-35 fighter jet beaten by F-16 from 1970s RT Published on Jul 3, 2015 Decades in the making, already the most expensive military project in history – and still US F-35 figher jet isn’t ready. Some are now pointing to signs that the plane’s appeal is wearing off, despite the efforts of its manufacturer.