July 18, 2019

Senators Want to Crack Down on Contractors

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Proposals would limit contractor pay and automatically suspend those suspected of fraud.

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Navy to Seek Growler Replacement Ideas This Summer

A pair of Boeing EA-18G Growlers, XE 573 166857 and XE 571 166855 of the VX-9 "Vampires" bank over the desert.

NAVAIR could release RFPs for the next-generation jammer this summer.

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Boeing Produces the First of the Last Super Hornets

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The last batch of F/A-18 E/Fs and EG-18 Growlers begin rolling off the line.

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Defense Lobby Warns of Industry-Wide Shutdown

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Lobbyists pressure Congress to reverse sequestration cuts.

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Morning Coffee: Global Hawk Gets Pricey

A new estimate places the unmanned plane’s hardware cost at $about $170 million apiece.

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Where’s the Competition?

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The number of new suppliers to the Pentagon fell by 14 percent last year.

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F-35C Graded on Curve

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The Pentagon allows F-35C to fudge on its landing speed requirement.

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Traffic Jams in Two Weeks

Pax River’s force protection exercise could cause delays next week.

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Poseidon Number One

p-8a poseidon flutter test

The Navy takes delivery of its first production P-8A Poseidon from Boeing.

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Hoyer: No Syria Strikes

Maryland Congressman argues that the situation is complicated.

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