The U.S. Marine Corps is poised now to reshuffle planned fleets of F-35Bs and F-35Cs for the third time in a decade in response to a fundamental new shift in the service’s operational philosophy that could affect acquisition priorities across the aviation branch. Marine and Navy officials are renegotiating the terms of a tactical aircraft (Tacair) integration (TAI) agreement with a clear mandate from the newly appointed Commandant, Gen. David Berger, that favors less reliance on the ...

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