Inside the Air Force - August 10, 2018

Pentagon reports 2 percent drop in F-35 concurrency cost estimate

Courtney Albon   | August 09, 2018
The F-35 program's concurrency cost estimate fell 2 percent from March 2017 to March 2018, reflecting a considerable drop in forecasted issues balanced by an increase in realized costs, according to a new report to Congress. The newest concurrency estimate, included in a July report from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, is $1.41 billion through the end of the system development and demonstration phase -- compared to the March 2017 estimate of $1.44 billion. The estimate considers both...

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