Inside the Pentagon - September 7, 2017

F-35 JPO weighs new strategy for delivering software capability

September 06, 2017 |
Courtney Albon Lee Hudson
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The F-35 joint program office is considering adapting its strategy for the post-system development and demonstration phase and Block 4 follow-on modernization, a move that could change the way it develops and delivers new software capabilities, Inside Defense has learned. Under the proposed approach, the program would establish a new bridge period between the close of SDD and the start of Block 4. During this period, it would deliver continuous upgrades to software Block 3F as deficiencies are discovered during...

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