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AFA 2012: New F-35 boss wants increased sustainment competition

18th September 2012 - 00:27 GMT | by Tony Skinner in National Harbor

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The incoming chief of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme wants to introduce greater competition into the long term sustainment of the aircraft, it has emerged.

Maj Gen Christopher Bogdan who was nominated to become the next F-35 head in August, ran through a number of issues with the programme at the Air Force Association's Air & Space conference on 17 September.

Among the changes he envisions for the programme was a new long-term strategy for how the Pentagon sustains the aircraft.

‘I want to see competition injected into the long term sustainment of the aircraft,’ Bogdan said, adding that

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