Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Army General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, expressed concern today whether the Pentagon can afford all three models of the Lockheed Martin Corp. F-35 jet.
“Three variants creates some fiscal challenges for us,” Dempsey said in his first congressional testimony since becoming chairman.
“I’m concerned about the three variants and about whether we can afford all three,” he told the House Armed Services Committee about the $382 billion program, the Pentagon’s most expensive.
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