September 26, 2023

Continuing Resolution Passes the House

capitol hill

The bill does not stop sequestration, and the Senate is crafting an alternative plan.

NAVAIR’s Rotary Programs Making Steady Progress

Fire Scout on deck

The DOT&E reports finds Fire Scout, MH-60 and MV-22 programs making progress this year, despite hiccups.

Crash Did Not Stall BAMS Program, Software Did

MQ-4C Triton

Director of Operational Test and Evaluation report cites software instability in flight control computers and ground testing delays.

Fire Scout Seen Improving in Full DOT&E Report

Fire Scout at Pax

The full version of the Director of Operational Test & Evaluation’s 2012 report is now available online.

JSF Cited for ‘Lack of Maturity’

F-35B Joint Strike Fighter sunset

The high-tech helmet isn’t ready, and the F-35B is developing cracks, according to the DOT&E report.

Hummingbird is Back

Boeing’s Hummingbird drone returns to testing after NAVAIR lifts stop work order.

Big Week for JSF

Panetta’s visit today is an important moment for the Joint Strike Fighter.

DOT&E Report: V-22 Osprey

CV-22 Osprey

Tilt-rotor aircraft’s software upgrade meets expectations.

DOT&E Report: P-8A Poseidon

p-8a poseidon torpedo

Software bugs need fixed before Pentagon tests in June.

DOT&E Report: Fire Scout

Fire Scout at Pax

Drone helicopter scheduled to begin initial Pentagon testing in March.