Having learned from the $300 billion-plus, tri-service Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program that one size does not always fit all, the Pentagon will likely embark on separate next-generation fighter programs for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy. The Air Force F-X program will be designed to replace the service’s Lockheed F-22A Raptor and Boeing F-15C Eagle air superiority fighters, according to Col. Tom Coglitore, who heads Air Combat Command’s Air Superiority Core ...

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