FY ’17 Defense Spending Bill Slams F-35 Program; Air Force, Navy Programs Get Boosts

The fiscal year 2017 defense appropriations bill released Thursday slams the F-35 program, accusing it of, among other things, allegedly not contracting for the proper number of aircraft in each year as appropriated by Congress. The bill, drafted by the House Appropriation Committee (HAC), said four F-35s included in the FY ’15 Defense Appropriations Act … Continue reading FY ’17 Defense Spending Bill Slams F-35 Program; Air Force, Navy Programs Get Boosts