June 23, 2024

Lockheed, Machinists Agree to Mediation

F-35 JSF assembly line

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F-35 JSF assembly line

Joint Strike Fighter assembly line photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin

Lockheed and its machinists union agree to seek mediation after two months of striking, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

House Democrats demand that the White House veto the defense budget over nuclear stockpile issues, The Hill reports.

Japan wants to know what caused the Florida CV-22 crash before letting Marines deploy the MV-22 on their soil, Daily Yomiuri reports.

The Navy is continuing to investigate last week’s BAMS-D crash (paywall) on the Eastern Shore, according to Inside Defense.

Navy recognizes its finest procurement leaders in a ceremony, according to DefPro.

USS Ford facing delays with developing arresting gear, but stays on official schedule, according to Defense News.

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