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Depending on its specifications, a single plane costs up to $337 million.
Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson promised Friday she would work to lower costs of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, who one day earlier tweeted that he might cancel the project in favor of a cheaper, comparable jet from Boeing.
"I've heard [Trump's] message loud and clear about reducing the cost of the F-35," Hewson said. "I gave him my personal commitment to drive the cost down aggressively."
originally posted by: Maxatoria
I'd just expect that yes the initial purchase price might be reduced but all the maintenance costs will go up so really over the 40 years or so of the lifespan on the plane theres zero difference...