Pentagon F-35 program chief lashes Lockheed, Pratt

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americanguy wrote:

Hey Austrailia, buy the Eurofighter Typhoon, it is a lot better and can actually fly.

Feb 27, 2013 10:34am EST  --  Report as abuse
Willie12345 wrote:

Will the General be passed over for promotion ? It doesn’t look too good for him, does it?

Feb 27, 2013 11:00am EST  --  Report as abuse
Willie12345 wrote:

Will the General be passed over for promotion ? It doesn’t look too good for him, does it?

Feb 27, 2013 11:00am EST  --  Report as abuse
Mott wrote:

Good job.

Looks like they got some used car sales folks on thier hawkish sales team.

Feb 27, 2013 11:12am EST  --  Report as abuse
Harry079 wrote:

I’ve read some stories where many of our top pilots are refusing to fly the jet.

But in the end it’s not about the pilots, the jet or the defense of our nation, it’s about the money.

Feb 27, 2013 11:22am EST  --  Report as abuse
brotherkenny4 wrote:

Government contractors are profit driven so are more efficient than government itself right? So obviously the general is wrong and should be court martialed. Lockheed and Pratt should be trusted since they are corporations. It’s always the government that fails, corporations never fail, especially if they have government contracts. Ask any congressperson and they’ll confirm that while they stack their money in the corner.

Feb 27, 2013 12:34pm EST  --  Report as abuse
aberhamish wrote:

As if 5 Trillion or at least that what it was back in the 80′s isint enough. This aside but. Ok then. So how about we just send in a plane with a faulty engine in stead and ruin our whole reputation rather than just complying with the FAA rules. Its not likely either way that many of the F35′s will actually go into production in their current form. That would be silly. Just looking at the design by GE’s new LEAP program is eneough to know that the F135 may have to be upgraded to be competitive with the F-136 if it gets a make over. The F-136 is already a bit more powerful however the news is that it will now be more economical to.

Mar 01, 2013 9:38pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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