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Old 11th Jul 2017, 09:19
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SpazSinbad
 
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Some response here with USMC adding an extra 13 F-35Bs to total buy which is incorrectly recorded as extra F-35Cs in the SAR table seen here:
"...Some of the acquisition cost increases come from the Air Force’s decision to whack the size of its maximum annual purchase of F-35As from 80 per year down to 60, stretching the service’s planned purchases by six years. The Total Program Cost Estimate rose by $11 billion, a substantial portion of the $27.5 billion acquisition cost increase...." Marines Add 13 Bs To F-35 Buy; Acquisition Costs Rise Breaking Defense - Defense industry news, analysis and commentary
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