$80million does not include engines or "government furnished equipment".
Ask LM for a fly-away unit price. Don't hold your breath waiting for an answer.
Kudos for your persistence, Arrow. I dropped out after 'Active'.
I have often asked; when will the moderators stop allowing comments that are longer than the article? In this case. more than...
You mean "raises the veracity of the statement"?
The F35 will not "revolutionize Naval Aviation". The Marines have had the AV8B for nearly 35 years.
The best defense is a strong offense.
It's not $235mil per aircraft at all, as the total includes the cost of associated equipment, spares and facilities.