27 Feb '13, 3pm

F-35 program chief rips defense firms ~via DoD Buzz

Araya February 27th, 2013 at 9:03 pm The bitter truth is what the USA has killed with the F22 is only serious alternative to the F35 program because why Russia and more important red China started to equip their forces with 5 generations Fighter like the PAK-FA, J20 and the new J31. Because of this it makes no sense to buy additional legacy Fighter because why all this Models will become obsolete in 10 Years from now. The Solution or better said the only alternative is simple but not optimal. First kill the F35 Program and restart the F22 line. A new F22 will cost around 186 Million Dollar so you can buy around 40 additional F22 for a price of 7, 4 Billion Dollar peer Year an affordable and necessary investment for the USAF even under Sequestration. Second the US Navy and the USMC should use the freed funds to develop a F22N and to field the X47C how fast as possible and a...

Full article: http://www.dodbuzz.com/2013/02/27/f-35-program-chief-rips...

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