In this image released by the U.S. Navy the U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight over the Chesapeake Bay.
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February 22, 2013 At an estimated cost of $400 billion, it is the Pentagon's most expensive weapons program. While ambitious in its scope, the program has had numerous stumbles.
February 16, 2011 The vote to kill a fighter jet engine was further proof of freshmen Republicans' resolve.
February 16, 2011 Even deficit hawks are finding it hard to cut spending and jobs in their own districts. An example getting a lot of notice this week is Speaker John Boehner's support for a fighter jet engine the Pentagon doesn't want. Making the engine provides thousand of jobs near his district.
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