House authorizers seek details on increasing organic F-35 sustainment

By Courtney Albon / July 28, 2021 at 12:38 PM
House lawmakers want more information on the implications of shifting some contractor-led F-35 maintenance requirements to the government and are proposing a comptroller general study on the topic. The House Armed Services readiness subcommittee today released its version of the fiscal year 2022 defense bill , which includes a provision that would direct the comptroller general to perform a detailed review of the F-35 program’s organic maintenance capability. “The committee is concerned that the program faces affordability challenges for the...

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