Faced with tightening budgets and a slew of major modernization programs on the horizon, the U.S. Air Force is looking for creative ways to save money and speed delivery of weapons to troops. As a bow wave of modernization programs—the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the KC-46 tanker and the next-generation B-21 bomber, to name a few—threatens to engulf the Air Force’s coffers in the 2020s, the service has launched several initiatives to trim costs and gain efficiencies within ...

SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESS THIS ARTICLE

"USAF Top Acquisition Officer On Making Weapons Cost What They Should" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. 

Subscribe now to read this full article. And by subscribing, you'll also receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the global aerospace & defense community. 

 

Already registered? here.