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Air Force Eyes Rapid Production Approach To New Fighter Requirements

September 18 2019


The Air Force is considering a new acquisition strategy that could dramatically accelerate the Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) fighter jet program, reports Defense News.

Air Force acquisition chief Will Roper told the newspaper that the service will roll out a new office for the NGAD on Oct. 1.

The new strategy calls for the production of small batches of fighters with multiple companies competing for each contract. Each round would seek to maximize existing technology and...

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