President Trump like bargain deals. Lockheed's products are not bargains.
The P-1 was rejected everywhere it was offered.
I don't see much of luck with the C-2.
The difference between Germany and Japan is that Germany spends what it spends because it chooses to, while Japan spends what it spends because that's the maximum it could afford...
This project has a disaster written all over it. Additionally, what's the point of long range when it cannot be used for international flights due to the inability on COMAC to get FAA...
Putting two losers together does not produce a winner.