March 2, 2024

GAO Critical of How F-35 Spare Parts Are Tracked

F-35

A Government Accountability Office report reveals that more than 1 million F-35 fighter jet spare parts worth at least $85 million have gone missing over at least the past five years since the government does not have a system to track the parts.

GAO: Aircraft Readiness Goals Not Being Met

Readiness

A Government Accountability Office report finds that more than two dozen military aircraft fleets — the bulk of the US’s military airpower — haven’t met their annual combat-readiness goals in at least a decade.

Wind Turbines OK’d Offshore in Ocean City

Wind Turbines

Skipjack Offshore Energy received approval from the Maryland Public Service Commission for the company’s plan to erect wind turbines off the coast of Ocean City. The turbines will be more than 800 feet tall, more than 200 feet taller than the original plan. The taller turbines will mean that fewer would be installed.