Navy Secretary Would Like To Accelerate JSF Program

By Thomas Duffy / June 20, 2001 at 5:00 AM
Navy Secretary Gordon England told a Senate committee today he would like to accelerate the development of the Joint Strike Fighter, based on program briefings he has received. England later told that he has no specific acceleration plan in mind, only that he was making "a general comment" to the committee. England appeared before the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee along with Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vernon Clark and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Jones. A panel tasked by...

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