The Week In Defense, July 1-7, 2021

Air Force F-35 aircraft
Lawmakers are raising more concerns this year about the cost of developing and operating the F-35 and its maintenance backlog.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
Lawmakers Put Brakes on Extra Cash for F-35s For years, the U.S. Congress has added funding to buy more F-35 fighters than the Pentagon has requested. But on June 29, the House of Representatives signaled what might be a new era for the F-35. The committee in charge of defense spending proposed...

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