THE HAGUE - Minister Jeanine Hennis (Defence) does not fear that an end to the production program of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF or F-35) under the new US president Donald Trump. Which has already several times been able to find the new fighter too expensive.
'I do not worry about the JSF. This is the program far too far, also in development, 'the minister said Friday. 'I think the president-elect has yet to read here and there,' she added. Her ministry will buy 37 JSF programs.
Trump did not know Thursday Boeing Company have asked for the price of another fighter, the F-18 Super Hornet. This is due to the 'tremendous cost and cost overruns' of the F-35 from Lockheed Martin.
He left this week still know a tweet to know to expand the nuclear arsenal considerably. Hennis said many 'amazing' tweets Trumps hand saw. First let's just wait and see what he will do if he actually sits in the White House, said Hennis.