Disturbed by recent reports of the cost of Lockheed Martin’s Joint Strike Fighter, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), chairman of the Senate panel governing defense spending, is planning to hold a hearing in June on the nation’s largest weapons system. “I’m troubled when the program executive officer says that sustainment costs are the big gorilla and potentially unaffordable in the future,” Durbin said during a May 8 hearing of the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee, adding that the ...
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