DOD Will Wait On Deciding Whether To Split JSF Production Work

By Christopher J. Castelli / June 22, 2000 at 5:00 AM
Defense Secretary William Cohen has informed Congress the Pentagon will not make a final decision on whether to divide the production work for the Joint Strike Fighter between competitors Boeing and Lockheed Martin until the RAND Corporation completes a new study in December. In a letter to Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-CA) , the chairman of the House Appropriations defense subcommittee, Cohen says the Defense Department has studied several JSF acquisition approaches, all of which assume the selection of a single,...

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