June 20, 2019

Speed + Readiness = Speed, Says Peters

Speed

“Speed and readiness come down to one word. Speed.” VADM Dean Peters, commander for NAVAIR, opens a panel on the imperative to accelerate acquisition and develop ready-to-deploy systems.

GAO: F-35 Lessons Need to Be Shared Across Services

Troubles for the F-35

Supply challenges and unshared lessons learned of the F-35 could imperil the high-tech aircraft’s operational effectiveness, according to a GAO report released last week.

Boeing Loses Canada Hornet Deal to Australia

Hornet

Canada dashes Boeing’s hopes for a buy of 18 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet jets, instead seeking an interim buy of used F/A-18 Hornets from Australia.

US Assembles Military Might in Pacific

Military Might

The US is amassing its military power in the Pacific region.