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F-35 Grounded Once Again After Plane Catches Fire In Florida; More Delays Expected

» by July 4th, 2014 at 8:19 am » Comments (0)

The F-35 has once again been grounded: This potential breakthrough has hit an all-too-typical stumbling block. The Air Force temporarily suspended all F-35 flights after one of the planes caught on fire ...more »

Report Shows That F-35′s Stealth Capabilities Not As Good As Advertised

» by May 1st, 2014 at 4:29 am » Comments (6)

Via a reader tip comes more news about the highly controversial F-35 program: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter—the jet that the Pentagon is counting on to be the stealthy future of ...more »

Picture of the Day: ROK to Buy 40 F-35 Fighters

» by March 28th, 2014 at 1:43 pm » Comments (4)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Shown is a file photo of a Lockheed Martin F-35A stealth fighter. The South Korean government said on March 24, 2014 that it has decided to ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Why the Pentagon Needs To Kick Out Servicemembers

» by February 16th, 2014 at 4:36 pm » Comments (5)

Cost overruns have nearly doubled price of F-35 weapons system to nearly $400B dollars - David Martin's @60Minutes report on @CBSThisMorning— Norah O'Donnell (@NorahODonnell) February 14, 2014 more »

South Korea To Order F-35′s Next Fall

» by December 21st, 2013 at 8:50 pm » Comments (20)

Here is the latest on the ROK F-35 decision: South Korea is unlikely to finalize any orders for the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 stealth fighter jet until the summer or fall ...more »

Reports Say Korea To Buy F-35

» by November 23rd, 2013 at 9:55 am » Comments (19)

To stay within budget Korea is reportedly going to buy less airplanes then they really need: Second verse, not like the first At the time, I pointed out that if South Korea ...more »

Lockheed-Martin Offers Satellite Support If South Korea Purchases F-35 Jet

» by June 18th, 2013 at 10:41 pm » Comments (0)

The bidding process for South Korea's next generation fighter jet is getting very competitive:  American aerospace giant Lockheed Martin on Monday promised to support South Korea's effort to develop and launch ...more »

$396 Billion F-35 Suffers Another Setback

» by February 23rd, 2013 at 7:46 am » Comments (19)

The Joint Strike Fighter continues to be the poster child for a poor Pentagon acquisition program: WASHINGTON – All Joint Strike Fighter operations have been suspended after an inspection revealed a ...more »

F-35 Will Cost More Than Proposed Military Retirement Changes

» by May 13th, 2012 at 5:07 pm » Comments (23)

Here is another example of a massive Pentagon acquisition program that has gone well over budget and has not lived up to expectations: Every time the Pentagon budget is vulnerable to cuts, we ...more »

Congress Buys More Things the Pentagon Does Not Want

» by May 15th, 2010 at 2:31 am » Comments (18)

I mentioned earlier this week how some members in Congress and think tank types want to cut the pay and benefits of people who serve in the US military, yet ...more »

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