The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is on track to conduct trials aboard the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier in November and could be combat ready by mid-2015.
A successful first test of the Hornet’s sensor pod promises to transform air-to-air operations, according to the US Navy.
The House of Representatives passed the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill and it now moves to the Senate for its consideration.
The 2014 defense bill must pass by Dec. 12 to avoid a $50 billion cut hitting the Pentagon mid-January.
The U.S. Naval Institute speculates that the F-35’s computer could fly itself.
The Navy releases a request for information about the generation beyond the Joint Strike Fighter.
Capt. Morely speaks on winding down the F-18 program … or not.
A morning roundup of news from Pax River, NAVAIR, the Pentagon and beyond.