DELAYS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DELAYS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Software problems could slow combat for Utah’s new F-35s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57727814-90/software-force-report-gao.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57727814-90/software-force-report-gao.html.csp">Software problems could slow combat for Utah’s new F-35s</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T22:33:56.414-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 10:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A squadron of the U.S. military’s new fighter jet is landing at Hill Air Force Base next year, but a government report says software problems could prevent the F-35 from flying into combat on schedule. The report from the Government Accountability Office says the F-35 may need an extra 13 months to be ready. It’s not the engines or the wings or anything mechanical that’s causing delays, but the millions of lines of computer code that help make the F-35 the most sophisticated fighter jet U.S. p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57727814@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:33:56 MDT