February 5, 2023

Navy Running Short on Fighter Pilots

Defense Trade

Technical and safety problems have left the US Navy short by about 90 fighter pilots. That’s the message from naval air training chief RADM Robert Westendorff, speaking at a virtual Tailhook symposium.

DoD Projects Robust Aviation Future, Ignores Sequestration

JSF keeps to its growth path even as the FY14 defense budget languishes, the Army looks to even shrink more than previously projected and the Marine Corps looks to reduce forces as well.