The Pentagon scales back furlough days, even as one of its unions asks it to cancel them all together.
Conservative members want non-defense items stripped from budget.
Under sequestration, the Poseidon, Super Hornet and Joint Strike Fighter programs would all lose some new aircraft.
Sequestration is likely to cost DoD jobs before it impacts contractors, analysts say.
NAVAIR could release RFPs for the next-generation jammer this summer.
Contract update will support interim flight clearance for P-8As in the special mission configuration.
The records of 4.9 million beneficiaries were in stolen briefcase.
F-35 production freeze could last four years.
Debt deal centers on defense spending.
Navy encouraged by JSF jet blast tests.