England Summons Air Force, Navy, DOD Budget Leaders to Discuss JSF

By Jason Sherman, Christopher J. Castelli / October 27, 2006 at 5:00 AM
Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England yesterday summoned top Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps officials, as well as senior Pentagon budget experts, to review the status of the Pentagon's largest weapon system development program -- the Joint Strike Fighter -- and plan for a high-level follow-on meeting next month. The purpose of the meeting was to ensure that the $276 billion program, which includes plans to deliver 2,458 stealthy fighter aircraft to three U.S. military services and more to foreign...

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