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The Fleecing of America (Afghanistan: Military Equipment) #1047950

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 14, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) NBC News series on government waste introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The F-35 joint strike fighter, designed as a versatile aircraft that has become the most expensive weapons program in history, examined; plane shown; cost statistics cited. [Project on Government Oversight WInslow WHEELER†- says the airplane is a disaster: unaffordable and disappointing.] [Test pilot lt. Col. Matthew KELLY‡- praises the plane.] [US Navy assistant secretary Sean STACKLEY†- backs this combat aircraft.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:02:50

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