Adm. Dunaway Coming to Command NAVAIR
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The Pentagon has announced that Rear Adm. David A. Dunaway (biography) has been appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander of Naval Air Systems Command at Naval Air Station Patuxent River.
Home2 Suites in Lexington Park, Maryland will host Wounded Warriors meetings, The Enterprise reports.
The New York Times takes aim at Lockheed’s fighter jets. Seeking Alpha recomends that investors sell their Lockheed stock. Navy declares that CNO Greenert is still committed to the F-35C, Navy Times reports.
AOL Defense warns readers to prepare for a lot of sound and fury in Congress about sequestration this week and takes a look at how automatic defense cuts would slam small businesses. Defense Daily reports that the GOP is not happy about merely delaying sequestration cuts (paywall). Time says the GOP’s declaration kills an increasingly popular option that would have have for forestalled layoffs until after the election. US News reports that defense firms are ignoring the presidential race and pouring money into Congressional races.
Firms are struggling to keep the right talent in the defense industry downturn, Defense News reports. Meanwhile, Washington Technology reports that the Pentagon’s lack of trust in its contractors is costing billions.
The Federal Aviation Administration releases several documents related to drone safety, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.