May 23, 2019

Navy Unveils Flame-Resistant Uniforms

Navy officials are celebrating what they hope is the latest line of practical, comfortable, and flame-retardant shipboard clothing.

F-35 Dominates Mock Combat Exercise

At the recent Red Flag mock combat exercise, the Air Force put the F-35 up against “the most advanced weapons systems out there,” and the stealth fighters apparently dominated — so much so that even the rookie pilots were crushing it.

New Engine for F-35 Being Developed

New Engine for F-35B Being Developed

An upgrade to the F-35’s engine is being developed. Pratt & Whitney says the changes will give the engine the power and cooling necessary to make the fighter jet even more of a powerhouse.

Can Navy Maintain Superiority at Sea?

The chief of naval operations says the US Navy needs to rediscover its momentum and “get a fire in our gut.” ADM John Richardson was speaking on how the service can maintain its superiority at sea.

GAO to F-35 JPO: Fix Critical Issues

F-35B :ightning II

The F-35 fighter jet is cruising toward the end of its development phase, but a Government Accountability Office report warns DoD not to move to full-rate production until it’s certain all critical technical issues have been resolved.

House Boosts Military Spending

Pentagon Jobs

House lawmakers approved a $717 billion defense authorization bill late last week after days of debate but without much partisan division, hinting at a smooth negotiation ahead for the sometimes contentious budget policy measure.