F-35 Program Head 'Great Confidence' in Stealth, Sensors

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Unread post09 Mar 2012, 10:57

F-35 Program Head Expresses 'Great Confidence' in Stealth, Sensors
By Otto Kreisher : March 8, 2012

http://defense.aol.com/2012/03/08/f-35- ... lth-senso/

"The program executive officer for the problem-plagued F-35 said Thursday he has "great confidence" the multi-service fighter can deliver the oft-promised stealth and the sophisticated package of sensors.

Vice Adm. David Venlet said he has "measured data" to show that....

...The admiral said expected solutions to the design problem that cause the tail hook on the carrier version to skip over the arresting wire have been developed and will be tested this summer....

..."If we stick with the fundamentals, stay with reality, I'm very positive about this program," Venlet said...

...But Venlet said the F-35 "really is a capability like no other aircraft."..."

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Unread post09 Mar 2012, 18:33

spazsinbad wrote:
..."If we stick with the fundamentals, stay with reality, I'm very positive about this program," Venlet said...



Emphasis that has clearly been lacking with previous program leadership...
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Unread post09 Mar 2012, 18:56

Anyone else notice that the article quotes $332B acquisition cost? That is a drop form the $382 I have seen a lot, but then again it could easily be a typo. Any know, typo or new number?

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