Manage episode 295052497 series 2939717
Is the F-35 too pricey to fail? Is the F-35 a platinum-plated spork? Taxpayers for Common Sense Senior Policy Analyst Wendy J Jordan joins Steve Ellis for a readout of the TCS cut list of legacy weapons systems that President Biden, Congress, and the Department of Defense need to come to grips with this budget cycle. Weapons systems recommended for cutting: The Rockwell B-1 Lancer, The Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, The Boeing RC-135, The Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk, The “A-10 Warthog,” and the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor platforms. Plus, the Littoral Combat Ship program and the Minuteman Missile System.