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Deborah Lee James: Super Hornets Cannot Replace F-35 Fighters

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has said Boeing‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft cannot serve as a substitute for Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter jet, Defense News reported Friday. Valerie Insinna writes James told the publication the F/A-18 and F-35 aircraft “fulfill different requirements” since as former is a fourth-generation platform while the …

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Deborah Lee James: Air Force Considers to Waive Fixed-Price Requirement in 2017 NDAA for JSTARS Replacement Program

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has said the service branch has begun to consider whether to use a provision in the fiscal 2017 defense policy bill to waive a fixed-price contract requirement for the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft replacement program, Defense News reported Friday. “There is …

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Deborah Lee James: Next US Administration Should Decide on the Course of DoD’s Space Investments

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has said she believes the next U.S. administration should facilitate the decision-making process when it comes to the direction of the Defense Department’s investments in the space domain. James made the remarks when she appeared with Army Secretary Eric Fanning and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus at a …

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