Former USAF photographer. Saw significant un-stove-piped views of a wide variety of USAF and U.S. government operations.
The biggest misstep is it's requirement. It will get shot down vs. emerging and some existing threats. History shows that has always been a hard way to learn.
"The F-35 was an extreme...
Good to have freedom like that when you receive $3B per year in U.S. taxpayer mil-aid buying credits.
Bill, it's a "5th Generation Fighter". Your arguments are not fair to our brave warfighter marketeers. Like General Ponzi.
None of those F-35 'sales' have been done with a flat out competition. All, graft, spin and symptoms of a Ponzi scheme.
Yet again. Current F-35 LRIP procurement is illegal without DOD procurement milestone-C in place. Since DOD appears unable to look into this, then it may require DOJ to look in to it. ---
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