In Today’s News March 17, 2009Posted by Molly in News.
This is my worry. If the LCS goes down, the fleet drops below 200, unmanned systems never get pushed, and MIW goes to the graveyard.
With the Raptor fleet unlikely to top 240, getting the F-22 to work better with older fighters is a big priority.
The most amazing item in the new GAO report on the Joint Strike Fighter is that someone in the Pentagon is seriously planning to accelerate deliveries, adding a total of 169 aircraft to early low-rate initial production blocks.
Gates is preparing the most far-reaching changes in the Pentagon’s weapons portfolio since the end of the Cold War, according to aides.