This is the reality of the world we live in- said General Poffli, speaking to British parliamentarians.
So far, the United Kingdom is about to acquire 138 state-of-the-art aircraft. However, the country's Defense Ministry recently announced that the cost of the first batch of 48 fighters could rise from an initial £ 9,1 billion to £ 13 billion.
Among other reasons, the weakening of the British currency against the dollar is called.
In addition, the British media reported that the actual price of the most expensive military aircraft in stories much higher than stated due to "hidden costs".
The F-35s are to be the main striking force for the newest British aircraft carriers, one of which, Queen Elizabeth, is slated to enter service on 7 December. conveys "Look"