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Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan: F-35 Cost-Reduction Options List Now Up for Review With DoD Secretary

Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, head of the F-35 joint program office, has said an “affordability compendium” that outlines initiatives on how to reduce the fighter program’s costs has now been handed to Defense Secretary James Mattis for review, Defense News reported Thursday. Valerie Insinna writes Bogdan said in a speech delivered Wednesday …

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Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan: F-35 JPO Eyes Follow-On Modernization Funds to Support Extended Flight Tests

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall is set to inform Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Arizona) through a letter that developmental test flights for the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter aircraft could extend to May 2018 from October 2017, Defense News reported Monday. Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, head of the F-35 joint program …

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Reports: Senate Committee’s FY 2017 Defense Bill Seeks to Split Up AT&L Responsibilities

The Senate Armed Services Committee has completed its markup of a fiscal 2017 defense policy bill that proposes some Defense Department organizational reforms, Defense News reported Thursday. Joe Gould writes the committee’s version of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act contains a provision that would remove the Office of the Under Secretary for Acquisitions, Technology and …

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