In another blow to the F-35 program, Canada is reconsidering plans to buy 65 of the Lockheed...

|About: Lockheed Martin (LMT)|By:, SA News Editor

In another blow to the F-35 program, Canada is reconsidering plans to buy 65 of the Lockheed Martin (LMT) fighter jets after an audit found it would cost $45.8B to acquire and operate the planes over their expected lifespan of 42 years. That's way above forecasts, and while the government might still buy the F-35, it will also look at purchasing alternative aircraft such as Boeing's (BA) Super Hornet.