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Aviation Week l Defense Policy Bill Keeps Meads Alive

The defense authorization bill, providing $662.4 billion for national defense programs along with plans to continue funding Lockheed Martin’s Medium Extended Air Defense System (Meads), passed in the Senate Dec. 15 by a vote of 86-13. The bill also takes Lockheed’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to task for problems with development while in production. But […]