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AVM Criss: Does Groupthink Power Australia’s JSF?

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RAAF F-111, smokin’(click to view full) DID recently covered the statements of retired Australian Air Vice Marshal Peter Criss, who believes that Australia’s participation in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is a mistake given Australia’s strategic and operational needs; he favours the F-22A Raptor as part of an alternative force structure. That DID article […]

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