Marines have commissioned external F-35 sustainment study

By Lee Hudson / October 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM
The Marine Corps has requested an external study on F-35 sustainment cost because of a breakdown in communication between the service and the program office, according to a Government Accountability Office official. Each service is seeking an accurate record of costs to help manage its budget and cut costs, according to Cary Russell, who authored a recent GAO report on F-35 sustainment. "It's complicated because you're paying into a pool," he told Inside the Navy . "You're not actually buying...

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