August 23, 2019

DefSec Wants Review Comparing F-35 & Hornet

f-35

Defense Secretary James Mattis is calling for a review that compares the F-35C and F/A-18E/F operational capabilities and assesses the extent that F/A-18E/F improvements (an advanced Super Hornet) can be made in order to provide “competitive, cost effective, fighter aircraft alternative.”

Fire Scout ‘Hard Landing’ at Webster Field Investigated

Fire Scout at Pax

Initial damage estimate for Webster Field MQ-8B Fire Scout “hard landing” is at least $2 million.