Lawmakers are fed up with Lockheed Martin's handling of F-35

By Vanessa Montalbano / May 24, 2024 at 4:40 PM
The House Armed Services Committee is willing to "impose consequences" on Lockheed Martin if the company isn't able to swiftly remedy compounding issues causing delays in software development and deliveries of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, a senior congressional aide told Inside Defense on Thursday. Several lawmakers from both sides of the aisle slammed the contractor on Wednesday for allegedly allowing the more than $2 trillion program to go off track and, ultimately, hamstringing the operational capabilities of the...

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