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Budget request includes funding profile for new F-35 Block 4 strategy

Courtney Albon   | February 23, 2018
The Defense Department's fiscal year 2019 budget request includes funding for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program's new Follow-On Modernization plan, dubbed Continuous Capability Development and Delivery, but it is unclear whether the projection incorporates a new cost estimate for the effort. The Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps each reference the new strategy, which Inside Defense first reported last September. C2D2 is meant to change the way the program develops and delivers new software capabilities and to create a...

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