Accession Number : AD1032735


Title :   Military Aircraft Modernization: A Better Solution to Manage the Fighter Shortfall - the Sole Answer is NOT the F-35 Program


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : NDU/JFSC Joint Advanced Warfighting School NORFOLK United States


Personal Author(s) : TRENT, DARYL E


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1032735.pdf


Report Date : 21 Apr 2017


Pagination or Media Count : 63


Abstract : This study examines the feasibly of investing two decades worth of effort to build the most advanced fighter ever employed and questions whether additional funds should be spent on incremental platform upgrades to legacy aircraft.


Descriptors :   fighter aircraft , military modernization , life cycle management , military budgets , military procurement , contracts , COST ANALYSIs , department of defense , military aviation


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE