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U.S. government spending watchdog raises more red flags about F-35's soaring costs, delays and major failures

NDP MP Matthew Kellway says Conservative government's F-35 purchase like buying 'a pig in a poke' for $1-billion.

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NDP MP Matthew Kellway criticizes the government's F-35 purchase.

PARLIAMENT HILL—A U.S. government spending watchdog raised more red flags about soaring costs, delays and major failures in the F-35 stealth fighter jet program on Thursday, warning also of the impact the setbacks will have on eight other countries taking part in the project, including Canada.

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U.S. government spending watchdog raises more red flags about F-35's soaring costs, delays and major failures

NDP MP Matthew Kellway says Conservative government's F-35 purchase like buying 'a pig in a poke' for $1-billion.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
NDP MP Matthew Kellway criticizes the government's F-35 purchase.

PARLIAMENT HILL—A U.S. government spending watchdog raised more red flags about soaring costs, delays and major failures in the F-35 stealth fighter jet program on Thursday, warning also of the impact the setbacks will have on eight other countries taking part in the project, including Canada.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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