Poll: Is the F-35 JSF programme doomed to failure?


Tags: F-35


Last week a crack was discovered on a low pressure turbine blade of an F135 engine causing the entire fleet of 51 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to be grounded. Speaking in Australia recently U.S. Lieutenant-General Christopher Bogdan, the programme chief for the JSF, pointed the figure squarely at contractors Pratt & Whitney and Lockheed Martin, accusing their short-sighted tactics as an attempt to "squeeze every nickel" out of the U.S. government. Bogdan has form in attacking these companies a...
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