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Report: DoD’s F-15 Procurement Decision Seeks to Gain Diversity in Fighter Aircraft Industrial Base

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A senior defense official said the Department of Defense’s decision to procure a new variant of Boeing-built F-15 fighter aircraft hopes to demonstrate DoD’s desire to keep two U.S.-based jet manufacturers in business in the next 10 years, Defense One reported Friday. “One of the considerations was the diversity of the industrial base,” the senior official said.

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