June 24, 2019

Navy Funds Combat Dragon

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Combat Dragon II light attack plane gets new cash influx from the Navy.

AT-6B Combat Dragon II

Air Force says cost of maintaining its drone flights is becoming unsustainable.

Aerospace industries want funding or tax breaks for research.

Lockheed wraps up JSF structural testing. Says testing is now going well.

Hold onto your hats; here comes Boeing’s sixth-generation fighter. And Northrop’s next-generation bombers.

UTC acquisition of Goodrich could herald further consolidation in defense industry. House committee examines defense industry risks (subscription required). Big budget cuts could cripple defense industry base, according to Panetta. Can industrial strategy save the day?

Mullen, Panetta have fun with military jargon.

Boeing pitches Navy’s P-8A Poseidon to Air Force (subscription required).

GAO concerned about under-staffing at Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Ed Greer’s Developmental Test and Evaluation office.

Unmanned aircraft pilots will outnumber manned pilots in Air Force.

 

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One Response to “Navy Funds Combat Dragon”
  1. Anonymous says:

    FYI…Combat Dragon II will not use the AT-6B. Not sure where you are getting your information but it is incorrect.

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