F-22 Capability Pipeline's first release delayed to September 2021

By Courtney Albon / September 10, 2020 at 9:16 AM
Unexpected software development challenges have pushed the first delivery of a major F-22 upgrade from the end of 2020 to September 2021 and drove the program and prime contractor Lockheed Martin to transition in June from a cost-plus contract to a hybrid, fixed-price arrangement. Lt. Col. Christina Rusnock, materiel leader for F-22 modernization, told Inside Defense this week that delays to the first release of the F-22 Capability Pipeline iterative upgrade effort will push delivery of the second release from...

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