Costs stabilize for Lockheed's JSF program, DOD says

Lockheed Martin has stabilized the cost of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, company and DOD officials said. Some U.S. allies planning to buy the plane have raised concerns about its cost. The total cost is expected to come to $298.8 billion, about $1 billion less than the Pentagon estimated a year ago. The estimate demonstrates "a better sense of what it takes to build the airplane," said Dan Crowley, Joint Strike Fighter program chief for Lockheed's aircraft division.

View Full Article in:

Orlando Sentinel (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Contracts Manager
Aurora Flight Sciences
Bridgeport, WV
Director, Space Systems
Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)
Arlington, VA
Manager Supply Chain Logistics
FedEx Express
Los Angeles, CA
General Manager, Training and Simulation
Pacific Sky Aviation Inc.
Senior Vice President, Policy and Practice
International Rescue Committee
New York, NY