August 23, 2019

In-Flight Oxygen Failures Continue in the F-18 Hornet

Super Hornet F18

It might be heightened awareness, but reports of F-18 in-flight oxygen failures are increasing. Navy documents record 297 incidents from May 2010 through October 2015.

Hornet and F-35 Among Most Lethal Warplanes

All countries that funded the JSF will employ the F-35. This is crucial as the F-35 is most potent when operating as a fleet.

Sidewinder Contract Readied and USAF Gets Back in the Air

Legislators wrangle over DoD spending bill amendments, Japan makes waves in the China Seas and a video aboard the first flight of a Hornet.

Continuing Resolution Passes the Senate

capitol hill

The House must now approve Senate amendments and forward the bill to Obama to avoid a shutdown.

NAVAIR Industry Day Coming March 20

southern maryland higher education center

Learn about the latest acquisition priorities of the Naval Air Systems Command Wednesday.

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.

Marine F/A-18 Hornet Crashes at NAS Fallon

FA-18 C

Pilot successfully ejects from aircraft.

Surge in Cancelled Contracts Gives a Preview of Sequester

budget axe

The federal government terminated 13,579 contracts ($2.15 billion) last fiscal year.

Global Hawk Crashed Just After Takeoff

BAMS-D Pax River air show

Rear Adm. Shannon says the BAMS demonstrator malfunctioned 10 minutes into its flight.

Raytheon Announces Hornet-Launched Jammer Drone

MALD

MALD confuses enemy air defenses by duplicating the combat flight profiles and signatures of U.S. and allied aircraft.