Pentagon to rebaseline F-35 due to 13-month milestone C delay

By Courtney Albon / October 29, 2019 at 12:55 PM
The Pentagon is updating the F-35's acquisition program baseline, acquisition chief Ellen Lord confirmed today, after announcing earlier this month that milestone C and a full-rate production decision would likely be delayed more than a year due to problems integrating the jet into a new Joint Simulation Environment. Lord said during a briefing with reporters she expects to "issue documents" regarding the APB before Christmas. Those documents should detail a new schedule for milestone C and note other programmatic changes...

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