Great looks, seemingly straight from my sci-fi sketchpad.
But for practicality, I'd want standard doors and a cool interior.
Oh, and a flyaway price of around $500,000 max.
The author seems to be suggesting that US Air Force is incapable of specifying this military requirement, or of shepherding it competently into service. The F-35's gestation doesn't exactly...
Rightly or wrongly, the bureaucracy appears to assume that the US remains top dog in the world military stakes.
So protests like this seem to be more important than the urgency of actually...
Protest is fine, just so long as it doesn't lead to interminable delay, with inevitably grim results on cost and in-service schedule.
Wow, that's a quarter of the entire US defense budget. Please provide details.