F-22 Development Plan Explains Its High Upgrade Costs, GAO Says

F-22 COSTS: Concerned about mounting modernization costs for the F-22A, and noting that they far outstripped similar expenses for F-15s, F-16s and F/A-18s, Senate appropriators sought an explanation from the Government Accountability Office. GAO’s answer: The F-22A began in 1991 as a single-step...

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