Air Force Time Line For Joint Strike Fighter Base In Pacific Still Up In The Air

By Gabe Starosta / April 16, 2014 at 4:18 PM
The Air Force has yet to settle on a time line for basing F-35A aircraft in the Pacific theater, according to a service spokeswoman, but a congressional delegation with a keen interest in the service's decision expects an announcement in the next several months. Basing decisions are lengthy processes when conducted in the United States, necessitating environmental impact statements and public comment periods, but they can take even longer when they involve foreign countries. The debate over which Pacific location...

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