New F-35 JSE, operational testing schedule expected in August

By Courtney Albon / July 13, 2021 at 6:04 PM
The head of the F-35 joint program office said today the program expects to finalize a new schedule estimate for the completion of the Joint Simulation Environment and the remaining slate of operational test events in August, informing a new program baseline and a long-awaited full-rate production decision. Speaking during a House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee hearing today, F-35 Program Executive Officer Lt. Gen. Eric Fick told lawmakers recent intervention on JSE development has given him...

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