Loren Thompson

Loren Thompson
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Opinion: F-35 Is Not Too Pricey, Performance Is Better 

Over the last several years, the tri-service F-35 fighter program has gradually retired risks and reduced costs, in the process acquiring broader political support. More than 50% of the program's flight-testing schedule has been completed, and no major problems have been identified. The fighter's F135 engine has seen similar progress. With 11 allies committed to buying the airplane, the program looks unstoppable.

Opinion: F-35 Is Not Too Pricey, Performance Is Better
F/A-18E and F-35C have nearly identical unit production costs
 
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