With a plan to deliver more aircraft in 2019 than all of its competitors combined, the Lockheed Martin F-35 casts a long shadow over a combat aircraft business entering an era of transition in 2019.   As a new generation of air superiority technology becomes defined in the next two years and set to enter service between 2030 and 2040, the pressure is on the industry’s generous provision of fighter options to prolong their production backlogs for as long as possible. Despite the ...

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