DEFENSE After years of evaluation, Singapore is to acquire a small number of Lockheed Martin F-35s to prepare for the eventual retirement of its F-16 fleet. Singapore has not specified the number or model for the initial buy. The U.S. Air Force has delayed its competition for a light-attack aircraft and will “broaden the scope” of its experimentation plan. It is unclear whether the Air Force will open the contest to companies beyond the Embraer-Sierra Nevada team offering the ...

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