Air Force to assess cost of reconstituting F-22A production line

By Jason Sherman / April 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM
A House panel is directing the Air Force to consider restarting the F-22A production line, a potential first step in reconstituting the Lockheed Martin manufacturing program more than four years after the company disassembled the enterprise capping an epic battle between the service, which maintained a need for 381 aircraft, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, which, in 2009, determined 187 are sufficient. The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee, in report language accompanying its...

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