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07 April 1999 Military News

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  • Final Assembly Begins Ahead Of Schedule For Boeing Joint Strike Fighter Demonstrator Boeing 07 Apr 1999 -- Boeing digital design and lean manufacturing techniques for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) scored an early success as final assembly of the first Boeing JSF concept demonstrator, the X-32A, began two weeks ahead of schedule. The X-32 forebody, assembled by Boeing Phantom Works in St. Louis, was joined to the mid-fuselage section which was assembled in Palmdale, Calif.
  • Boeing Demonstrates 27MM Cannon Proposed For JSF Boeing 07 Apr 1999 -- The newest member of the Boeing innovative line of medium caliber automatic cannons -- proposed for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft - was a hit in its first public firing demonstration recently.

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