October 23, 2019

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Navy Plans for Unmanned ‘Ghost Fleet’

unmanned fleet

Navy plans for a “ghost fleet” of 10 large unmanned vessels able to operate without humans aboard and estimated at $2.7 billion over the next five years.

F-35 Operating Costs Targeted by US & Europe

F35 Operating Costs

The US military and Europe officials partner to minimize F-35 operating costs to assure sustainment and future purchase goals can be reached.

Japan’s Air Force Deploys First F-35

Japan's Air Force

The Japanese air force has deployed its first operational F-35 at Misawa Air Base.

Pokémon a No-Go on Govt.-Issued Phones

Pokemon Go

The Pentagon urges troops and other DoD personnel not to play Pokemon Go on their government-issued cellphones, but there is no ban on playing the location-based augmented reality game on Defense Department property.

Aging Aircraft Forces Trips to the ‘Boneyard’

Lives for older aircraft are being stretched as waits have lengthened for delivery of the F-35 series.

Aging IT: Stop Throwing Good Money After Bad

Keeping aging IT on life support is costly and inefficient, federal CIO says.