F-35 Program: Cracks in Development Sucking Down Government Dollars

JN3_9919a1362701301This is a sort of adjoining piece with yesterday’s post outlining the problems regarding the development of the F-35 fighter jet, i.e., the costliest weapons system in U.S. history and the single most expensive item in the 2013 Pentagon budget. The article explains how the project will not be cut due to “political engineering” (having as many states as possible involved in the production of the plane) and the “buy-before-you-fly procurement” (the branches of the armed forces are receiving planes before they are even fully tested and safe to fly). Some shocking stuff here.

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