Inside the Air Force - July 6, 2018

F-35 follow-on development DAB delayed as JPO refines cost, schedule estimates

July 5, 2018 at 3:40 PM
A Defense Acquisition Board scheduled in June to review the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's follow-on development plan has been delayed as the program office continues to gather cost and time line data for the effort. Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Michael Andrews told Inside Defense that acquisition chief Ellen Lord signed an acquisition decision memorandum in January for the F-35's new post-development plan, now referred to as Continuous Capability Development and Delivery (C2D2). However, the ADM included a slate of "entrance...

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