When it comes to cost and performance of Pentagon acquisition programs, Congress has plenty to pick apart. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) (pictured), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, calls it “a system of organized irresponsibility.” His list of troubled programs includes “a trillion-dollar F-35 program that continues to operate in dysfunction” and the Air Force’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle, which McCain says still subsidizes the United ...


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