August 19, 2019

F-35A Tests Triple Its Expected Lifetime

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The F-35A airframe tests are expected to double the life expectancy of 8,000h, but tests are showing 24,000h of service life for the stealth fighters.

Navy Admiral Winter to Lead F-35 Program

RADM Mat Winter

RADM Mat Winter has been nominated to lead the Department of Defense’s F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program office.

Pentagon Looks to Lose 20 Percent of Its Top Brass

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As Defense Sec’y Chuck Hagel warns of continued budget threats to top personnel, the Pentagon readies a consolidated health care program to save $2.4 billion.

Morning Coffee 8-19-11

Rumor: $100 billion in new cuts in 2013.