Pentagon Slackens Difficult-To-Achieve JSF Performance Requirements
The Pentagon last month relaxed the performance requirements for the Joint Strike Fighter, allowing the Air Force F-35A variant to exceed its previous combat radius -- a benchmark it previously missed -- and granting the Marine Corps F-35B nearly 10 percent additional runway length for short take-offs, according to Defense Department sources.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Pentagon Slackens Difficult-To-Achieve F-35 Performance Requirements
Via Inside Defense (subscription). Some of us kind of knew this was going on. Now it is becoming more widely known: