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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2018 11:02 a.m. PST

…. Costs Of The F-35.

"Sustainment costs on the F-35 are poised to become unaffordable, and that's a big challenge for Ellen Lord, the Pentagon's newly christened undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment.

As a result, Lord is focused on testing new business and data processes on the fifth-generation stealth fighter, including leveraging big data analytics for sustainment purposes.

"Right now, we can't afford the sustainment costs we have on the F-35. And we're committed to changing that," Lord told reporters at a Jan. 31 roundtable, adding that the plane is the "most significant" program in the Department of Defense…"
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP03 Feb 2018 11:05 a.m. PST

Not surprice here…? (smile)


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