Dunaway: NAVAIR’s Funding ‘Pretty Stable for the Next 6 Months’
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Vice Adm. Dunaway tells employees at China Lake/Point Magu town hall meeting, “I do know that my funding is pretty stable for the next six months,” according to The Lighthouse.
Politico says the sequestration fight is now just sound and fury. GOP leadership closes House session as Democrats make a last-minute gesture to fix sequestration, according to FCW, which also reports that automatic cuts are looming over the IT market. Washington Technology says it’s beginning to look like sequestration won’t be fixed. GovWin examines the likely impact of sequestration on the Navy.
Lockheed official says international backing for the Joint Strike Fighter has never been stronger, according to FlightGlobal. Meanwhile, the Pentagon accelerates weapons integration on the F-35A to “reduce program risk,” according to Inside Defense. (paywall)
Boeing gets an $8.5 million NAVAIR order issued for an update to the electronic support measures sensor digital measurement unit “to overcome obsolescence issues in support of the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft.”
Aviation Week says whacky experimentation is good for the aviation industry.