H/t reader squodgy:
“57 F-35’s allocated to conflict with Russia & China………DOH!!!!!
Why allocate a totally unproved & potentially incapable airplane, already questioned by Military authority, and a ridiculously expensive asset, to an arena of military superiority?”
- The Latest Russian Fighter Jet Blows America’s F-35 Away
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- $400 Billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jet ‘10 Years Behind’ Older Jets
- US Military Budget Increase directed against Russia, China and the Middle East (Global Research, Jan 28, 2015):
By Prof Michel Chossudovsky
A substantial share of the increase in the US military budget that President Barack Obama has asked for will ultimately be directed against Russia, a political commentator says.
To listen to the audio interview with Michel Chossudovsky, click here
“I should mention that the F35, the submarines, the ships and so on are ultimately directed against China and Russia,” Michel Chossudovsky, the founder and director of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) told Press TV on Wednesday.
According to a report circulated by the media, the US Defense Department was set to increase its military budget by eight percent.
Some 57 next-generation F-35 fighters, nine new ships and submarines, and construction of new long-range Air Force tankers are among the items included in the budget.
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