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Trump Wants Cheaper Fighter Jet 

“President-elect” Donald Trump has been on twitter, again, and said that the Pentagon’s  new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, made by Lockheed Martin, could be replaced with a modified version of the less expensive Boeing  F/A-18 Super Hornet.

“Based on the tremendous cost and cost overruns of the Lockheed Martin F-35 I have asked Boeing to price-out a comparable F-18 Super Hornet!” Trump tweeted.

According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office the USA ‘s Department of Defense’s plans on securing 2,158  F-35s by 2038 for an estimated $265 billion.

The comments were made a day after meeting with Boeing bosses.

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