DOD requests authority for F-35 EOQ; multiyear decision expected in FY-21

May 7, 2019 at 12:40 PM
The Defense Department is requesting congressional authority to award economic order quantity contracts for F-35 production lots 15 through 17 and is still determining whether to pursue a multiyear deal for those aircraft. A new batch of legislative proposals , obtained by Inside Defense , notes that the EOQ decision would yield about $1.2 billion in savings for DOD, program partners and foreign military sales customers, regardless of where the department lands with its multiyear buy decision. The department's share...

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