February 14, 2016

Marines Could Fly F-35 to UK

F-35B phase II testing aboard USS Wasp

The Marines could decide they have no concerns about their F-35 jump-jet models and allow the jets to travel overseas.

Obama Puts Debt Ceiling on the Table


Despite DoD’s return to work, the furlough continues to threaten employment deep into contractor personnel ranks and back pay not yet confirmed. We hit the debt ceiling in eight days.

Morning Coffee: BRAC Stopped Cold in Senate Committee

capitol hill

Sen. McCaskill says domestic base closure proposals will not leave her base panel.

CAC Under Attack

CAC card

New Chinese virus targets DoD’s Common Access Cards.

Cuts Could Kill JSF

f-35B dubble

Defense Secretary warns that deep defense cuts would kill program.

Fake Chips Found in P-8A

Building the P-8A

Counterfeit chips caused sub hunter’s icing sensors to be unreliable.

Senate Urges VA Cuts

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Senators volunteer veterans to “lead by example” in debt crisis.