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Lockheed Seeks to Save Troubled F-35 With Exaggerated Job Claims | Huffington Post

William Hartung It’s a time-tested ploy. When a weapons system can’t be justified based on cost, capabilities, and need, the manufacturer touts how many jobs the program will create. So…

Defense Contractors Cite “Benefits” of Escalating Conflicts in the Middle East

Major defense contractors Raytheon, Oshkosh, and Lockheed Martin assured investors at a Credit Suisse conference in West Palm Beach this week that they stand to gain from the escalating conflicts…

Bombs away — for taxpayer-subsidized defense jobs in the Sun Belt, that is | cleveland.com

Thomas Suddes Amid last week’s bread (organic, of course) and circuses (Republican, for now), came the 70th anniversary of the day in 1945 when Japan surrendered, ending World War II….

America’s new trillion-dollar fighter jet under fire again | Fortune

Clay Dillow The F-35 fighter jet will find itself outmaneuvered, outgunned, out of range, and visible to enemy sensors, says a new report by think tank National Security Network.  …

Lockheed Tightens Its Wasteful “Chokehold” on Defense Funds | Forbes

Charles Tiefer Recently, giant Lockheed was described as having a literal “chokehold” on the #1 defense contractor spot. Also recently, Lockheed announced it would buy Sikorsky, the well-known supplier of…