Boeing X32 and Lockheed X35
What a waste of cash!
I think I had a model like this X32 about fifty years ago. You pull it back and push it and let it go and it runs along the ground ... and it had that same happy face on it. In fact I got one for my grandsons recently ... "Jimmy Jumbo Jet".
Mechanics, engineering, fuel efficiency, tactical supremacy, ease of handling and repair ... all meaningless aspects of warplane building. The main thing is
War is a game in the mind of the career soldier especially at the level of General. How could anyone be so stupid as to overlook that? Was it inexperience in dealing with the military? ... Must be!
Here are the "proof" pics
"Look at me mama ... I drank all my milk"
And the winner is ...
They know how to strip off the nonsense.