Inject Money Into an Inefficient System, It Does Not Get Better

When I started seeing stories about this, my immediate reaction is “someone’s lying.” That’s a given, because exaggerating things just a bit is built into every part of the fabric of US military procurement. As is secrecy, greed, and other bits of Lovecraftian evil. So, take everything here with a grain of salt because public information is mighty thin, right now.

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Now, Get Out!

There is enough F-35 news to justify an entire F-35 blog, except the blog would suffer from severe cost overruns and its first posting would be almost a decade from now. And, naturally, it would consist of a fragmentary paragraph that did not say anything useful. What would we call such a blog? Perhaps “This is going to be great but it will cost a lot.”

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