Last month the pentagon revealed that it would cost taxpayers more than $1trillion dollars to sustain the long term F-35 program, reports the Washington Post. The F-35 program is already a decade old, and our enemies are still finding ways to attack us for a much cheaper price. In order to be successful in the future the business plan will need to change, with out the right business model, innovations will stall. The new innovations need to focus on the issues our troops face right now, istead of the current projects which have increasing. Utlimatly, the budget crisis should usher in a new era of innovation.