More than 15 years in the making, the F-35 striker jet still has trouble landing on wet runways. The most expensive weapons system in history was grounded again this week, missing several airshows in England. They were much-needed marketing opportunities to help sell the F-35 fighter-bomber to foreign countries, amortizing increasing costs. We’ll hear about continued Congressional support despite a history of failure.
The F-35 Striker Jet and Pork Barrel Politics
Amy Butler - Aviation Week - @ABAviationWeek, William Hartung - Center for International Policy - @williamhartung, Dan Goure - Lexington Institute - @dgoure, Paul Scharre - Center for a New American Security - @paul_scharre