F-35 production a troubling example of Pentagon spending
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|Wed, 12-28-2011 - 12:08pm|
Why on earth isn't testing completed before going into production? Such a waste!
There are 56 F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters being assembled at Lockheed Martin’s facility in Fort Worth. But because only 20 percent of the testing for the most advanced fighter-bomber in U.S. history is completed, each will probably have to get million-dollar-or-more fixes later.
The F-35 is already the most costly U.S. weapons program underway at about $385