I do mind. I seriously think China will get up there and stay before the US unless the US pimp it up as a face saver. China will do it for a tiny proportion of the budget with less fanfare and make it work. Eventually.
'To infinity and beyond'
Congratulations! You have just pointed out what both sides are doing except one side has far more money and publicity power and the other has 10 million internets until the first side buys your government and then the other has no internets.
Pfft you and your testing.... how is the guy who mandated these devices from his own company [prev/.] supposed to make money sitting around actually testing stuff? And what is this 'open' business you speak of?