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Military spending out of control

 


To the Editor:

Time magazine recently published an article on “The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built,” designed to be invisible at the cost of nearly $400 billion. The F-35 is loaded with sophisticated electronics. The more sophisticated and complicated that our weapons become, the more problems occur. Costs continue to rise with this plane.

We already have the F-15, F-16 and F-18, with which no other country can compete. In addition, we have the F-22 that was built for a war that has not yet happened. They sit on runways, untested in war and never used. The F-35 is one of the most recen...



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