The critics of the F-35 program name its price as one of the reasons it’s a failure as a program. But the plane could wind up being a low-cost option for militaries around the world, according to James Hasik. He’s Nonresident Senior Fellow for Defense at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council. He explains why, and discusses the cost analysis controversy surrounding the program.
James Hasik on National Defense Week
Photo: U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters from the 58th Fighter Squadron, 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla., fly in formation May 16, 2013, off the coast of northwest Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. John R. Nimmo, Sr./RELEASED)