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Report: Gen. David Goldfein Attributes Shakeout in T-X Competition to Air Force Procurement Strategy

Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff at the U.S. Air Force, has said that he expected a shakeout in the military service’s $16 billion T-X trainer competition launched in late 2016 given the branch’s strategy to procure a new jet fighter training system, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. According to the story by Yasmin Tadjdeh, Goldfein told …

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Turkey Moves to Buy Second Lockheed F-35 Batch

Turkey’s defense procurement authority has agreed to purchase a second batch of Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter jets, Defense News reported Monday. Burak Ege Bekdil writes the country’s procurement and military officials expect to complete a dual-fighter jet fleet comprised of the F-35 and an indigenous aircraft called TFX by 2023. Turkey …

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Boeing to Repair Navy F/A-18 Aircraft

Boeing Co. will repair F/A-18 aircraft for the U.S. Navy, under a $9.8 million contract modification, the Jacksonville Business Journal reported Thursday. Timothy Gibbons writes Boeing will perform most of the work in Jacksonville and the rest in St. Louis. The company has previously worked to manage supply of spares …

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