Assessing Competitive Strategies for the Joint Strike Fighter: Opportunities and Options

Synopsis

Defense policymakers in the U.S. expect that the Joint Strike Fighter will play a critical role in U.S. and allied military forces through the first half of the century. The Department of Defense's current Joint Strike Fighter axquisition strategy is a winner-take-all competition pitting Lockeed Martin against Boeing. This strategy has raised concerns of whether competition should be retained after Lockheed Martin or Boeing is selected to begin engineering and manufacturing development.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Santa Monica, CA
Publication year:
  • 2001