F-35 Costs Expected To Jump By As Much As 7 Percent

US | Jonah Bennett
In this image released by the U.S. Navy courtesy of Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight Feb. 11, 2011 over the Chesapeake Bay. (Photo by U.S. Navy photo courtesy Lockheed Martin via Getty Images)

The total cost is now a minimum of $406.5 billion.

Scientists Claim They've Overcome Problem Plaguing Nuclear Fusion Research Since 1976

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

‘One step closer to a functional fusion reactor’

Lockheed Martin To Sell $37 Billion In F 35 Jets To 11 Countries

US | Jack Crowe
An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter takes off on a training sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida

Lowest price ever paid for the aircraft

First Private Fusion Reactor To Go Online In 2018

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

‘Fusion power to be achieved in years, not decades’

Japanese Prime Minister Thanked Trump For Saving Money On The F-35

Politics | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on North Korea accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida U.S., February 11, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘I mean, because that’s what I do’

Here's A 360 Degree View Of What Its Like To Ride A Rocket Into Orbit

Energy | Andrew Follett
People watch as India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D6) blasts off carrying a 2117 kg GSAT-6 communication satellite from the Satish Dhawan space centre at Sriharikota, India, August 27, 2015. (REUTERS/Stringer)

‘The sky is not the limit’

NASA Wants A Space Station Around Mars By 2028, But Major Scientists Aren't So Sure

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

‘If you want to go to Mars, you need to go to Mars. Hanging out in orbit doesn’t cut it’

Google Exec Gets Into The Fusion Power Business

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

‘Nuclear power that doesn’t have the downsides’

Mattis To Decide Whether To Buy Massive 'King Stallion' Helicopter For Marines

National Security | Thomas Phippen
The CH-53K King Stallion helicopter during operational testing (YouTube screengrab/LockheedMartinVideos)

The first helicopters would cost $122 million each

Lockheed Martin CEO Confirms Trump Helped Secure F-35 Price Drop

National Security | Russ Read
An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter takes off on a training sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida in this March 6, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force photo/Randy Gon/Handout

The president was roundly criticized for taking credit for the cheaper deal

Scientists Are Getting Close To Controlling Fusion Power With Particle Beams

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

Cheap and unlimited energy

Scientists Say They're Finally Getting Close To Fusion Power

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

Fusion power could soon be ‘too cheap to meter’

President Trump Hosts Manufacturing CEOs At White House

Business | Ted Goodman
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with manufacturing CEOs at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘I’ve seen the magic before’

Trump: Just An Hour Of Negotiations Saved 1 Billion Dollars On Air Force One

Politics | Saagar Enjeti
President Donald Trump makes his way to board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, bound for Palm Beach, Florida on February 3, 2017. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘We’re going to get it done for less than that’