Pentagon shakes up F-35 management structure

By Lee Hudson / April 3, 2018 at 1:13 PM
The Pentagon will establish service-run program offices for the Joint Strike Fighter -- a departure from the current construct, which centralizes all F-35 program management within one office that reports to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Inside Defense has learned. The reorganization will allow the military departments to have more direct ownership of their own F-35 program and leverage organic capabilities, processes and infrastructure, according to a March 27 letter Pentagon acquisition executive Ellen Lord sent to...

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