I would tend to agree that Canada has no clear mission for the F-35 that could not be done less expensively by other aircraft currently on the market.
Truly legends in their field.
Now for an article for the man who single handed killed the business aircraft market in the US by making it un-American to fly to Washington to do business in...
The specs sound like they were written by the same guys and gals that wanted the F-35 to be a Swiss Army Knife.
If you put the cursor over the bold text in the first sentence you will find it is the link to the report:)
I seem to recall members of the original design team saying that if they had it to do over again they would make the A-10 design smaller/lighter.