LM's Integrated Fighter Group Promises Efficiency, Lower Upgrade Costs

By Courtney Albon / January 4, 2013 at 2:38 PM
Lockheed Martin executives estimate that the consolidation of the company's F-16 and F-22 programs will increase the efficiency of both programs by a minimum of 10 percent, leading to greater collaboration and innovation among its fighter platforms. The company last March announced that it would join together its F-16 and F-22 programs into one consolidated fighter group -- an effort to cut costs and combine the collective knowledge and experience from both legacy programs. The company finalized the group's leadership...

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