Bookmarks for 2012-05-05

  • The Jet That Ate the Pentagon – By Winslow Wheeler | Foreign Policy
    "Claimed to be near invisible to radar and able to dominate any future battlefield, the F-35 will replace most of the air-combat aircraft in the inventories of the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and at least nine foreign allies, and it will be in those inventories for the next 55 years. It's no secret, however, that the program — the most expensive in American history — is a calamity."
    (tags:war tech money pol )