Turkey’s government and military leaders have agreed to speed up the country’s crawling program for the design, development and production of an indigenous fighter jet.

Officials here said there is a broad “administrative agreement” over a need to give the program a boost.

“The program will gain notable pace after the [parliamentary] elections [on June 7],” said one senior procurement official familiar with the program, dubbed TF-X. “There is consensus among the president [Recep Tayyip Erdogan], prime minister [Ahmet Davutoglu] and the Air Force that the program should go ahead with a ‘priority tag.’ ” […]