F-35 Joint Strike Fighter News, Videos and pics Thread


Xsizor

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An Oped from the Hill a political paper?
Might as well quote People’s Daily and Provda.
"political paper".

On Jan. 14, 2021, then-acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller
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Then, on March 5, 2021, House Armed Services Committee Chairman
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(D-Wash.)
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a “rathole,” and asked whether it was time to stop spending that much money for “such a low capability?”

On April 26, 2016, then-Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman
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(R-Ariz.)
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“both a scandal and a tragedy with respect to cost, schedule and performance.”

According to Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Brown, the F-35, intended to serve as a low-end utilitarian aircraft, is now a high-end sports car: “You don’t drive your Ferrari to work every day, you only drive it on Sundays.”

A lot of big names there.
 

TerraN_EmpirE

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"political paper".

On Jan. 14, 2021, then-acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller
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Then, on March 5, 2021, House Armed Services Committee Chairman
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(D-Wash.)
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a “rathole,” and asked whether it was time to stop spending that much money for “such a low capability?”

On April 26, 2016, then-Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman
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(R-Ariz.)
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“both a scandal and a tragedy with respect to cost, schedule and performance.”

According to Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Brown, the F-35, intended to serve as a low-end utilitarian aircraft, is now a high-end sports car: “You don’t drive your Ferrari to work every day, you only drive it on Sundays.”

A lot of big names there.
Miller wanted out of the DOD.
We also heard a similar comment from one of his predecessors who then walked them back after a brief where in he concluded that the management was bad but the product was good.
A political hack. A Late Political hack who was a POW and spent time in the Navy flying two generations out of date aircraft.
General Brown is advocating for a fighter for ANG roles but if you bothered to read his comments he painted a picture of a fighter with F35 characteristics but without the stealth.
 

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