Gates fires Maj. Gen. Heinz, head of overrun plagued F-35 Fighter Program


More of this please.

Mr Gates said the F-35 programme had been plagued by problems and failed to hit performance targets.

He also said Lockheed Martin, the US firm making the jet, would not receive $614m in performance-related payouts.

The Pentagon wants the F-35 to replace most of its ageing fighter jets.

via BBC News – Pentagon chief fires head of F-35 aircraft programme.

There are probably tons of military programs that need to be cut and/or infused with new leadership.

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