A Waste of Time?: Why Does the Air Force Need 'New' F-15Xs When it Has the F-35?

| March 15, 2019

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In short: the Pentagon appears to be twisting the Air Force's arm to funnel attention and resources to an aging fighter it doesn't even want . After more than a decade and billions spent developing the consistently troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the Air Force is eyeing a new variant of the F-15 much to lawmakers' dismay.

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