June 29, 2022

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Sea Trials Find Problems

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An F-35B Lightning II conducts initial sea trials over the Atlantic Ocean. (Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

More problems with F-35B – lift fan door breaks again and vertical landings slowed USS Wasp down. JSF program versus job creation.

Aiming for a leaner, meaner military. Crowdsourcing defense cuts? White House endorses spending freeze. Defense IT budgets likely to buck spending cuts.

“Who lost Iraq” is the wrong question. UN says Iraq faces a critical time as US leaves. One in three vets see Iraq and Afghanistan wars as a waste. Costly wars may mark shift in US approach.

Panetta talks tough about China, North Korea.

The DOD’s Director of Operational Test & Evaluation Oversight List has been updated (CAC required for access). Last year’s version is publicly accessible here (PDF).

Radar drones could help AWACS detect incoming stealth fighters.

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