June 23, 2024

US Navy Already Looking at JSF in 2030

F-35 top test pilot UK

Four years before the JSF is expected to enter naval aviation service, the US Navy is looking at F135-C modifications for future missions.

Defense Contractors “Shrinking”

The number of employees at the five largest US defense contractors dropped 14 percent from a peak in 2008, and 10 percent over the past decade.

Morning Coffee: CNO – No Need for BRAC

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert said last week that he doesn’t believe the Navy needs to go through another round of base closures.

The End of the Drone Boom?

Marine UAS training

Unmanned systems aren’t safe from Pentagon budget cuts.

CNO Greenert Claims the Navy Is Growing

Adm. Jonathan Greenert

The service is expanding its activities, especially in the Pacific, according to the Chief of Naval Operations.

CNO Greenert Issues His 2013 Goals

Adm. Jonathan Greenert

Report outlines Adm. Jonathan Greenert’s priorities for 2013.

Defense Cuts Could Cost Navy New Aircraft

F-35C JSF formation

Under sequestration, the Poseidon, Super Hornet and Joint Strike Fighter programs would all lose some new aircraft.

Lockheed Lays Off 740

job cut scissors

Job reductions hit the sensor unit, including 75 in the DC area, as defense giant tightens up.

CNO Greenert Is Not Optimistic About Stealth’s Future

F-35C JSF formation

Admiral’s recent article says fast payloads and electronic attack are more important.

CNO Honors Environmental Work of Pax River Teams

green hornet in flight

Green Hornet Team and Maritime Patrol office get nod from top naval officer.