December 5, 2023

Federal Union Wants Contractors to Pay for Cuts

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American Federation of Government Employees says savings on contracts could cover furlough costs.

New Blows Hit JSF Program

F-35C JSF night takeoff

Quality assurance issues and a potential loss of exclusivity haunt Lockheed’s latest fighter.

Budget Hawks Call for Pentagon Spending Cuts

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Conservative members want non-defense items stripped from budget.

Boeing Edges Closer to a UCLASS Design

Potential Boeing UCLASS

Aerospace giant is “very close” to a competitive design for a carrier-based drone.

Morning Coffee: House Committee Kills BRAC Requests

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Base closure proposals are all but dead for the year.

Morning Coffee: Global Hawk Gets Pricey

A new estimate places the unmanned plane’s hardware cost at $about $170 million apiece.

Senate Eyes Vet Jobs Bill

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With Veterans Day approaching, the Senate finally considers bill.