August 23, 2019

Troubles for the F-35 Continue

Troubles for the F-35

The F-35 fighter jet continues to be marred by flaws and glitches.

Fitness Trackers Banned for Deployed Troops

Fitness

New Pentagon Policy: deployed service members will no longer be allowed to use fitness tracking apps or other wearable technology that relies on geolocation.

Corps Orders Aircraft Safety Reviews

Marine Corps safety review Osprey

Marines order all aviation units to stand down for safety reviews; 19 Marines have died in two aircraft crashes since July 10.

Acquisition Report Finds F-35 Costs Rising Again

F-35

After years of cost reductions, the latest Selected Acquisition Reports finds the price of the next-gen joint strike fighters is up 7 percent to $406.5 billion.