May 26, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

F-35C Finally Catches a Carrier-style Landing Wire

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The redesigned tailhook succeeded in catching a test wire three out of five times.

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Time May Be Up for Pre-Election Sequestration Deal

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As has been long predicted, Congress is not likely to fix automatic defense cuts before the election.

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There’s a New Sheriff in JSF Town

F-35B JSF over Pax River

Maj. Gen. Christopher Bogdan is in no mood for further Joint Strike Fighter testing and production shenanigans.

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No Program Cut Details in White House Sequestration Report

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The Office of Budget and Management’s report on sequestration estimates that DoD will lose $54.7 billion in 2013.

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White House Sequestration Report Due to Arrive

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It’s a week late, but the Obama administration’s report on sequestration spending should come Friday.

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Obama Threatens Veto of Bill Preventing Defense Cuts

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White House says the GOP bill is unconstitutional and does not spread the pain of budget cuts equally.

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F-35 Endures a ‘Very Painful’ Pentagon Review

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Defense Acquisition Board unhappy with testing progress on the fighter’s high-tech helmet display.

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The Ghost of VH-71 Drives Layoff Debate

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Pentagon censure after the presidential helicopter shutdown is driving Lockheed to issue layoff notices before sequestration.

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White House Misses Sequestration Deadline

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Congress wants a report on how the White House plans to make sequestration defense cuts.

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Deadline Day for White House Sequestration Plan

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The Obama administration must detail sequestration cuts today, according to a law signed last month.

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