May 21, 2018

Canada Reconsidering JSF Commitment

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Canada is taking another look at its JSF options as it looks to phase out its aging Hornet jets.

Morning Coffee: China Conducts Its First Carrier Landing

china carrier landing

China lands a domestic version of the Russian Flanker on their test carrier.

FAA Halts Domestic UAV Testing Site Selection


Southern Maryland is vying to be one of the first site selected for testing unmanned aircraft in domestic civil airspace.

CNO Greenert Claims the Navy Is Growing

Adm. Jonathan Greenert

The service is expanding its activities, especially in the Pacific, according to the Chief of Naval Operations.

Budget Hawks Call for Pentagon Spending Cuts

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Conservative members want non-defense items stripped from budget.

New JSF Program Chief Visits Pax River

Vice Adm Venlet at F35 Pax River

Vice Adm. David Venlet took his successor, Maj. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, on a tour of F-35 facilities.

Congress Finally Focuses on Sequestration

capitol hill winter

Suddenly, the public is far more aware of the “fiscal cliff.”

Smaller Military, More Drones Under Re-elected Obama

Barack Obama

Re-election solidifies the national security priorities of the president.

Lower Profits, Little Growth for L-3, CACI

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L-3 posts lower profits, and organic growth declines for CACI.

Pentagon Withholds Payment Due to JSF Problems

F-35B JSF over Pax River

The Pentagon withholds $46.5 million from Lockheed Martin until deficiencies in the Joint Strike Fighter are fixed.