F-35 weapons programme manager focuses on cutting costs, $1 trillion "unacceptable"

Captain Paul Overstreet, the weapons system programme manager for the F-35, discussed the technical, operational and financial challenges and capability benefits of the Joint Strike Fighter during a presentation at the recent International Fighter conference in London. No doubt aware of the criticism the F-35 has faced in recent months, Captain Overstreet emphasised the technical complexity of the programme. He reminded the audience that the F-35 is not one jet programme – there are...
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