U.S. Undersecretary of Defense Procurement, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall (Frank Kendall) stated that «kiberkrazhi public information» to design the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter became «a serious problem», but added that he was confident that the hidden information the development of military stealth aircraft of the next generation «is well protected,» said Abs News June 20.
Bureaucrat said that the information collected on the F-35 can accelerate the development of a potential enemy aircraft. Not so long ago the Pentagon’s been said that many of the «system tools and unclassified parts of the structure F-35, may be the object of cyber espionage.» Information contained in the computer system defense contractors involved in the development of weapons systems fighter (perhaps under the «public information» means information that is exchanged on official online channels of contractors engaged in the development of the aircraft — approx. «VP»).
The Pentagon plans to buy more than 2,450 aircraft of this type, which will be received by the Air Force, Air Force Navy and Marine Corps. Cost overruns and delays in production led to the fact that the cost of the 1st aircraft also achieved almost $ 137 million
Kendall said that the Pentagon is going to put pressure on the defense contractors that are not perfectly protect information on the F-35. According to him, the theft of disk imaging occurs at the moment. He specifically braked on that stolen information can accelerate the development of promising fighters possible U.S. enemies. «You understand perfectly that, at least, at the present time the two countries have gained some success in the development of aircraft fifth generation, and it is a concern.»
Which two countries? Kendall did not say directly what countries he had in mind, but it is clear that China and Our homeland develop stealth aircraft.