F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports on yesterday's award of the largest defense contract ever to Lockheed Martin to build the Joint Strike Fighter. The family of jets, with delivery set for 2008, will be used by all branches of the U.S. military. The price tag is at least $200 billion.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.