I did not bother to read the contents of the link. If you think the F-15EX has any nexus with the F-35 please point it out. The F-15 aging airframe and associated capacity gap is because Congress truncated the F-22 program. Had the full buy been maintained, the F-15EX would not even be in consideration as the whole F-15C fleet would be retired. People write stuff out of ignorance and connect dots when there aren't any. We now live in a world where up is down and black is white because reason and logic is suspended. There are plenty of arguments in this forum based on fantasy stuff and you just need an echo chamber to sustain it.here's
"The biggest acquisition disaster Opens a New Window. in the Pentagon’s Opens a New Window. history shows no sign of abating.
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), the poster child for ineptitude and inefficiency in defense procurement, ..." and so on:
Need for new F-15s reflects F-35 catastrophe