F-35 Software Schedule Slips Pose Risk To Later Program Milestones

By Courtney Albon / September 11, 2014 at 9:08 PM
Software delays will not likely impact near-term F-35 Joint Strike Fighter initial operational capability targets, but projected schedule slips do present a risk to later program milestones, according to an Office of the Secretary of Defense-led review team. The team -- composed of OSD officials, industry executives and representatives from the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation -- was directed in the fiscal year 2014 Defense Authorization Act to assess whether the software development program is on track to meet future schedule...

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