Donald Trump is trying to replace a stealth plane with not a stealth plane and doesn’t see the problem

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Another day, another leak from Donald Trump’s vapid consciousness to his Twitter feed via his tiny, orange hands.

In the latest leak from his mystery of a brain, the President-elect tweeted:

Based on the tremendous cost and cost overruns of the Lockheed Martin F-35, I have asked Boeing to price-out a comparable F-18 Super Hornet!

The F-35, a fleet of which was being developed for $379 billion, is a stealth fighter jet with the crucial ability to see, but not be seen. It’s the product of a complex combination of materials and shape, and only a handful of countries have ever developed them.

Here's a video of the jet's development:

Trump has met with Lockheed Martin to discuss bringing down the cost of the F-35’s fifth-generation stealth F-35 Lightening II jet. Its CEO Marillyn Hewson said in a statement that the F-35 programme is “critical” to the US’s national security.

Trump wants to replace the F-35 with a “comparable” F-18 Super Hornet, however this jet is not a stealth jet.

And people are a little concerned, to say the least:

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