Felonious F-35 folly

Where’s the outrage indeed. From The F-35: A Weapon That Costs More Than Australia by Dominic Tierney in The Atlantic:

Washington intends to buy 2,443, at a price tag of $382 billion.

Add in the $650 billion that the Government Accountability Office estimates is needed to operate and maintain the aircraft, and the total cost reaches a staggering $1 trillion.

In other words, we’re spending more on this plane than Australia’s entire GDP ($924 billion).

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