The incoming director of the F-35 program says that a poor relationship between the Joint Program Office, customers and prime contractor Lockheed Martin is the biggest threat to the success of the stealthy, single-engine fighter. “It is the worst I have ever seen” in a career of managing complex Pentagon programs, including the contentious KC-46A downselect between Boeing and EADS last year, says U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Christopher Bogdan. The notoriously forthright general officer ...


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