No Top US Acquisition Officials At Paris Air Show; No F-35s Either

It is indeed interesting to read that United States Department of Defense (U.S. D.O.D.) officials in charge of military aircraft and avionics acquisitions are opting not to attend Paris Air Show.

Jun 8th, 2015
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It is indeed interesting to read that United States Department of Defense (U.S. D.O.D.) officials in charge of military aircraft and avionics acquisitions are opting not to attend Paris Air Show. Is is disappointing, but not the least bit surprising, that the much-anticipated Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth multirole fighter jet is not participating in Paris Air Show 2015. Intelligent Aerospace editors were on hand at Farnborough Airshow 2014, which was the feature the F-35 for the first time; yet, the fifth-generation combat aircraft was grounded and a no-show as a result.

WASHINGTON: Frank Kendall, the head of Pentagon acquisition, will not visit the Paris Air Show next month. In contrast to the flurry of senior American leaders who made it to the Farnborough Air Show last year when the F-35 was expected to make its first public appearance overseas, the Paris show looks to be a considerably Keep reading.

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