June 20, 2024

MQ-8B Drone Crashes Upon Deployment

An MQ-8B Fire Scout UAV crashed upon deployment into the littoral combat ship USS Charleston and fell into the sea. It was not recovered.

Acquisitions Chief Sees Leaner 2014 for Contractors

Looking to shield some programs and seeking R&D sources overseas, the Pentagon is struggling to adapt to disproportionate sequestration hits in FY2014.

JSF Helmet Slated for Night Vision Fix

As the JSF helmet gets night-vision, the White House and Congress argue over who shall control the drone program.