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Cost of Malpractice on F-35 Goes Unpaid

In any profession when there is malpractice, the person or persons who commit the offense are held accountable. They lose their jobs or their licenses or resign from sheer embarrassment.

But this is apparently not the case in the military industrial complex when it comes to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the most expensive program in the history of the Pentagon, whose unit costs have risen from $69 million to $159 million and whose initial operational capability has been set back at least five years.

The above excerpt was originally published in Defense News. Click here to view the full article.

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Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow

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