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  1. Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan, the head of the F-35 joint program office, says F-35 partner nations participating in a block buy of the stealthy aircraft beginning with LRIP 11 could realize 'substantial savings.' (Capt. Edward Schmitt/US Air Force)

    F-35 Heading Toward Block Buy

    • October 31, 2014 - 9:18 AM

    Every year, the Pentagon and its corporate partners hash out contracts for individual low-rate initial production (LRIP) lots of the F-35 joint strike fighter. If the man running the program has his say, those days are numbered.

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