Inside the Navy - February 12, 2018

Budget uncertainty may hinder F-35B depot-level maintenance

By Lee Hudson  
February 9, 2018 at 4:32 PM
Budget uncertainty may stall a contract award this spring to construct an F-35B vertical lift-fan test facility at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC, to support depot-level maintenance. Congress late last week passed another fiscal year 2018 continuing resolution, which expires March 23. The Marine Corps must award a contract in March for the project to stay on schedule. The service requested $15.6 million in FY-18 for the the facility, which includes a staging area, a test facility control...

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