June 20, 2019

Defense Spending Bills Taking Shape

Defense Spending

Both the House and Senate are proposing $675B in defense spending. The House passed its version of the defense appropriations bill last week. Lawmakers will return after the holiday to reconcile their differences in the legislation.

Navy Admonished to Fix Pilot Hypoxia Issues

hypoxia

The House Armed Services Committee tells the Navy to “fix” physiological issues facing fighter jet pilots and student pilots. Hypoxia incidents have been increasing in Navy aircraft over the past decade.

Navy Moves Forward with Powerful Poseidon Sensor

p-8a poseidon flutter test

Program is underway to develop a long-range, high-resolution surveillance radar for the P-8A.