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

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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