TITLE

JSF Fighter Jet Costs Rise Again

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Military Technology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p153
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the rise in the cost of a new JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER jet for The Netherlands which plans to buy 85 jets to replace its aging fleet of F-16 planes.
ACCESSION #
59244958

 

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