Rear Adm. Darrah to Take Command of NAWCAD
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Rear Adm. Mark W. Darrah, F-35 weapons system program manager, will be assigned as commander of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), replacing Rear. Adm. Randy Mahr.
The Pentagon’s director of test and evaluation wants to reduce the influence of non-testers (paywall) during the operational evaluation of new programs, according to Inside Defense.
The Pentagon establishes a new process for travel approval, Defense News reports.
House Democrats say the Pentagon faces a “second stage” $10.1 billion sequestration cut, AOL Defense reports. Georgia conservative proposes ideas for slashing the Pentagon budget, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Navy secretary Ray Mabus says biofuel technology has arrived, according to Aviation Week.
EADS and BAE call off a proposed merger, FlightGlobal reports.