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Archive for April 20th, 2014

CDI: Pentagon’s Joint Strike Fighter Drops Another Load

Posted by picard578 on April 20, 2014

This week some Pentagon officials morphed into street cleaners as the Defense Department’s F-35 “Joint Strike Fighter” left yet another load of unpleasantness on the street for all to see. It came in the form of major new revelations from Jason Sherman at InsideDefense.com with an article titled “DOD Warns Congress JSF Costs Could Skyrocket To $388 Billion.” The new, higher cost estimate intensified the sticker shock for the already unaffordable F-35. The word went out from the “E” ring of the Pentagon; reporters and others – including myself – were told it was all “shaky math,” “garbage,” “totally wrong.” Read the rest of this entry »

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