Lockheed Martin says it will continue to bring down the hourly costs of operating the F-35 fighter jet, while continuing to address the problems that have been plaguing the program. Some of those issues involve the supply chain and others speak to reliability.
The head of the program was at the Paris Air Show this week, where he told reporters that Lockheed will continue addressing the issues, some of them previously unreported.
We spoke with Cipher Brief expert and Former Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James about the problems the program has been facing and the prospects for success.
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