July 18, 2019

Military Housing, Day Care, Malpractice Back Before Congress

military housing

Military housing conditions, the inability to sue DoD for medical malpractice, and the lack of child care facilities all came under fire during congressional inquiries.

Crashed Japanese F-35 Reported Located

F-35

Although it was announced Monday that the Japanese-built F-35 that crashed into the Pacific last month had been found, the US Air Force continues to deny that it has been located.

Pentagon to Retire USS Truman Two Decades Early

2nd Fleet

The Pentagon wants to retire the Nimitz-class carrier USS Harry Truman two decades early, which would cut the US aircraft carrier fleet from 11 to 10.

JSF Helmet Bug Limits Night Carrier Landings to Experts

JSF Helmet

The Navy is getting closer to fixing the technical bug in the F-35 JSF helmet, which allows LED light to spill out and obliterate a pilot’s ability to see landing lights on carriers at night. But for now, only expert pilots can perform night landings.

No US Carrier in Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf

As the Iran Nuclear deal starts, for the first time since 2008 the US has no aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf, and won’t until winter.