"… ent. In double-barrelled criticisms, the Defense Department’s Office of Inspector General report said the F-35 program office’s oversight of Lockheed Martin, the …"
"… ” Michael J. Rein of Lockheed Martin issued a statement noting that the Inspector General’s investigation was concluded last year and that most issues had been ad …"
"… oubled F-35 fighter jet, which is supposed to serve as the backbone of the U.S. military’s future air combat forces, may cost much more than the nation can affor …"
"… m: Early returns are in from the first major flight tests of the new F-35 jet fighter, and they are not pretty. The radar malfunctioned, the fancy h …"
"… e had warned last July, in an earlier report leaked to outsiders, that the F-35 was not close to being ready for its “operational” flight tests. He sa …"
"… 5, F-16, and F/A-18, enhanced cockpit visibility was not designed into the F-35,” Gilmore wrote, evidently because of the need to create a bulky pilot e …"
"… rines. “There is,” he added, “no simple relief to limitations of the F-35 cockpit visibility.” The plane’s critical components also seemed to f …"
"… tor of the Straus Military Reform Project at the nonprofit watchdog group, Project on Government Oversight. Two pilots appeared on the CBS television network’s “60 Minutes” p …"
"… t to perform,” said Welsh. …"
"… hat “some of you may cringe at what I say.” Then he disclosed that the F-35’s buggy software “scares the heck out of me,” that its computer-driv …"
"… agon intends to spend over $1.5 trillion over the next thirty years on the F-35, which it considers critical to the country’s military future. It’s a …"
"… ’s director of test and evaluation over the scale and composition of the F-35 test program is no longer about substance, but about “where and when and …"
"… of budgeting for the foreign affairs and defense program at the nonprofit Stimson Center, said software contracting is often complicated. “Software moves particu …"
"… s a secretive Air Force research and testing facility in Palmdale, outside Los Angeles, where the B-1s and B-2s were built and where the new bomber will most lik …"
"… r programs — including the Air Force’s controversial and trouble-prone F-35 fighter jet program, the Army’s High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, a …"
"… een its underreporting in 2010 of the projected costs of keeping aloft the F-35, the troubled, budget-busting fighter jet that is now projected to be the …"
"… Air Force's production of the F35 and to kill a Marine Corps version, the F-35B (the Obama administration decided not to take the latter advice).The Air …"
"… l lack of progress on procurement reform, Kendall said that “putting the F-35 into production years before the first test flight was acquisition malprac …"
"… 005 with a target date for completion by the end of this year. Instead the Government Accountability Office now estimates the project will be completed in March 2017 at a cost of $1. …"
"… life cycle costs.Following are other new watchdog reports released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), various federal Offices of Inspector General (OIG), and other gover …"
"… cond engine for the Joint Strike Fighter has partners General Electric and Rolls Royce and rival Pratt & Whitney deploying armies of representatives on Capit …"
"… but in 2006 the Pentagon ceased its support for a second engine by GE and Rolls Royce on the grounds that it was wasteful. Since then, Congress has annually ove …"
"… e over the F-22, the main companies affected by a potential cut – GE and Rolls Royce – are putting up a fight. Lockheed Martin Corp. ceased lobbying for the …"
"… te — and Democratic Senator Patty Murray of Washington that requires the Pentagon to consider how decisions to terminate programs will affect the military i …"