The Pentagon and F-35 contractor Lockheed Martin are in negotiations over how to proceed with “cost sharing,” or jointly paying for the projected overrun for the Joint Strike Fighter development. But it will not be as easy as a charge or flat fee. Several options are on the table in paying for the overage in developing the single-engine stealthy aircraft, according to Lt. Gen. Mark Shackelford, the military deputy to the Air Force acquisition executive. They include restructuring the current ...


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