January 13 2011
The secretary of the Air Force says that slips in the development timetable will likely push back the initial operating capability (IOC) date of the U.S. Air Force version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Defense News reports.
Recent restructuring of the tri-service program is the main reason behind the delay, Secretary Michael Donley said at an Air Force Association function in Arlington, Va.
The Air Force plans to buy 16 F-35 simulators once testing is complete. Up to 50...
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