[Blog Post] Future Proof by Design: Loose Coupling and Ensuring Long Term Success

  • By Adam Firestone
  • 3 Jun, 2013

During a sidebar conversation at the recent DC Open SourceCommunity Summit, a lively discussion ensued concerning the troubled F-35 JointStrike Fighter (JSF) program. The JSF program began in 2001, with a projected budget of $233 billion and an estimated initial operational capability (IOC) taking place between 2010 and 2012. As chronicled by Government Accountability Office (GAO) in a report published on April 17, 2013, the program’s price tag is now nearing $400 billion and IOC is not expected until 2017 or 2018.

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