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Alex Roslin – Yet another setback for the massively expensive F-35 warplane – the most costly military program in history (full operating cost: an estimated $1 trillion). Already beset by delays, cost overruns and performance questions, two of the three models of the $100-million-plus planes have been found to have a major structural defect. The result is their wings have an operational life of only five years, according to this Wired report. That’s a lot less than the expected 25 years.