Officials: F-35 DAB Review Still Scheduled, But Shutdown Hurting Program

By Christopher J. Castelli / October 3, 2013 at 7:05 PM
The Pentagon's Defense Acquisition Board is still slated to review the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program this month despite the government shutdown, but the federal work stoppage is hurting JSF testing, development and aircraft deliveries, according to defense officials. The F-35 program executive office is planning to brief the DAB later this month at an interim program review, spokeswoman Kyra Hawn confirmed. A defense official said the meeting is scheduled for Oct. 21. As of last week, it had been...

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