F-35 Weekly Update: 29th May 2014


Tags: F-35


A government backbencher has suggested the Coalition lacks a basic understanding of science and has criticised cuts in the budget to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Western Australian MP Dr Dennis Jensen also repeated his criticisms of the $12.4bn purchase of 58 US F-35 Joint Strike Fighter planes and the prime minister’s decision not to appoint a science minister, in a speech to the House of Representatives while it debated the budget appropri...
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