Sat, Mar 06, 2010
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"This schedule and cost trend was unacceptable for the
taxpayers of the U.S. and for the other eight nations. The schedule
slip was estimated at 30 months in the development program. The
cost of the airplanes had grown since 2002 and that for a variety
of reasons the JSF program would breach the Nunn-McCurdy
Source: Ashton B. Carter, DoD
undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics,
explaining the restructuring of the F35 Lightning program.
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