Air Force Signs Record of Decision for JSF Beddown at Eglin

By Jason Simpson / February 6, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Pentagon has decided to beddown 59 F-35 Lightning II fighter jets at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, beginning in March 2010, according to a Record of Decision released by the base today. Defense Department plans call for basing 107 Joint Strike Fighters at what will become the F-35 pilot school house, however, community outcry over potential noise implications have prompted a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS). The Pentagon will decide whether to beddown the full complement jets at the...

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