F 35






Lifted from commnents in open thread in resonse to Tom Coburn’s comments on SSDI, by ilsm:

Going after SSDI scalawags.

The congress just added 4 more F-35 to the 2015 buy than Obama asked for.
The F-35 is currently grounded because the engines tend to blow up and catch fire when they are attempted to start.
Maybe they ought to look at the waste in the $100B in R&D money thrown at Lockheed for the F-35.
It should be cann’ed.
Then the US can take care of real people.

See these references…
Washington Post,  DOD report,  Reuters