To remain a fixed price contract LRIP 1 required a purchase of 8 aircraft. The current purchase is 7. A Continuing Resolution doesn't allow for
purchase of aircraft without a waiver. So if they don't get a waiver or pass a budget the Air Force is in breach of contract and they either
renegotiate or rebid. And with all the lobbyists and bought Congress Critters, what do you think the odds of a waiver is.
Is glass cockpit/nav upgrades the only thing Block 45 getting? Rumors were, among other small things,more powerful Aux pumps for the Hydro systems so
you could run flaps up and down in seconds instead of minutes.
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