HASC Chairman Calls F-35 Flying-Hour Cost ‘A Big Problem’

Lockheed Martin F-35 formation
Credit: Lockheed Martin
The House Armed Services Committee chairman says the Lockheed Martin F-35 program provides an example of what happens when one company creates vendor lock, and characterizes the jet’s flying-hour cost as “a big problem.” The Pentagon must inject competition into each aspect of a major program’s life...

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