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February 16, 2017, 5:02 PM

F-35 Chief, Boeing CEO Discussed Cost Savings with Trump

Conversations he had with the President influenced a January 26 Pentagon order to review the F-35 program, said Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan.

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Su-30MK on the ground
Jan 25, 2017 - 7:31 AM
Goal is to improve availability, which has not been good, Indians say.
Jan 24, 2017 - 4:42 PM
The manufacturer is close to concluding a contract for F-35 low-rate initial production lot 10, CEO Marillyn Hewson told analysts.
Turkish Air Force in flight
Jan 20, 2017 - 9:58 AM
They say that their co-ordinated action has followed reluctance by the western coalition to attack the desired targets.
Jan 20, 2017 - 7:49 AM
The UK Ministry of Defence confirmed an order for the Crowsnest system to be carried by Royal Navy Merlin helicopters
BAE’s all-digital HUD
Jan 19, 2017 - 9:27 AM
Lockheed Martin selected BAE’s all-digital upgrade for increased reliability and performance.
F-35 in flight
Jan 18, 2017 - 7:27 AM
The incoming US President has slammed the program, but LM says a new deal is close already.
Sukhoi T-50 taxiing
Jan 17, 2017 - 2:37 PM
Five of the prototype Sukhoi T-50s will move to a new base and be flown by military pilots for the first time.
Jan 16, 2017 - 2:29 AM
The M-345 jet trainer and a new helicopter will be acquired. Meanwhile, the company has consolidated in the UK.
Rafele in flight
Jan 12, 2017 - 2:24 PM
The new interest in foreign single-engined fighters does not preclude Indian production of the French jet.
laser
Jan 12, 2017 - 4:08 AM
But a capability demonstration has been funded and scheduled for 2019.