June 9, 2023

Congress Finally Focuses on Sequestration

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Politico says sequestration is now finally getting popular awareness. AOL Defense sees the compromising attitude erode in Congress.

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Lockheed fires CEO for sleeping with an employee, but the Pentagon tells the company to stay focused on the F-35, Reuters reports. Adaptive engine technology may be on its way to the Joint Strike Fighter, Aviation Week reports. Meanwhile, concurrency upgrade costs for early production Lot 4 has jumped to $580 million (paywall), double what was estimated in April, according to Inside Defense.

Navy finds cracks in the rotor blades (paywall) of the AH-1W attack helicopter, according to Inside Defense.

Boeing gets a $34.7 million NAVAIR contract for the design, development and test of the Harpoon and SLAM-ER Weapons Systems Joint Common Test Station.

Defense News speculates that Leon Panetta may stay on as defense secretary. Meanwhile, The Hill speculates that Sen. John Kerry will replace him.

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