August 18, 2019

Deadliest Aircraft in Pentagon’s Arsenal?

E-6 Mercury Deadliest Aircraft in Pentagon's Arsenal

Don’t be deceived by the appearances of the E-6 Mercury. Though the Mercury doesn’t carry any weapons of its own, it might be in a sense the deadliest aircraft operated by the Pentagon.

McCain Decries Lack of Cyber Strategy

John McCain

Arizona Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is running out of patience when it comes to the US formulating what he considers an effective cyber strategy.

AF’s F-35 Shows Its Stuff at Combat Exercise

F-35A

F-35A Lightning II and F-18 Super Hornet among the aircraft strutting their stuff at the Red Flag air combat exercise at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. The wargames exercise featured more than 80 warplanes and support aircraft.

Trump Says F-35 JSF Deal Cut by $600M

Troubles for the F-35

President Donald Trump told reporters on Monday that Lockheed Martin has cut $600 million from the latest deal for 90 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets.

‘Seriously Considering’ BRAC in Senate Committee

BRAC

Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain and ranking member Jack Reed are “seriously considering” the possibility of closing excess military bases to cut down on waste.