Dec 22 U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on
Thursday that because of the high cost of Lockheed Martin Corp's
F-35 fighter, he had asked Boeing Co to offer a
price for a "comparable F-18 Super Hornet."
"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!," Trump wrote on Twitter.
Trump met with the chief executives of Lockheed Martin and
Being in Florida on Wednesday.
(Repoting by Washington Newsroom; Editing by Eric Beech)