"Just once I'd like to see someone man up and tell him to get lost and go buy his planes from Russia or China."
It's mind-boggling how much governments waste on this military junk. And, the F-35 is a POS on top of it. Realistically, there is very little chance any of these aircraft or most other military...
What a waste of money.
The USAF & EU could buy all of them, and every congressman, governor, EU head of state & member of EU Commission could have their own executive business airliner.
It's not the Defense Department it's the Offense Department or the Disgusting Department, whichever you prefer, it's not "defending our country", we've hardly ever been attacked, it's bombing poor...