01 May '18, 8pm

New Air Force Acquisitions Chief Aims to Rid F-35 of Software Glitches

New Air Force Acquisitions Chief Aims to Rid F-35 of Software Glitches

The main problem in maintaining and upgrading the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for the long term lies in the constant need to reprogram the millions of lines of code in the aircraft's software, according to the new acquisitions chief of the Air Force. "Our big issue is software," said Will Roper, the Air Force undersecretary for Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics, adding that it wasn't a problem exclusive to the F-35. "Almost every software-intensive program is over budget and behind schedule." Roper, who has been on the job for less than two months, told Pentagon reporters last week that "the physical pieces of the plane are moving in the right direction," but the software issues on the F-35 aren't. "To me, it's a software program at this point," Roper said of the Lockheed Martin aircraft, the largest procurement program in Pentagon history with costs projected at upward...

Full article: https://www.military.com/defensetech/2018/05/01/new-air-f...

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