June 26, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

DoD Paring Down F-35’s Technical Issues

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The Defense Department is slowly whittling down the number of F-35 technical problems with the fighter jet program’s most serious issues decreasing from 13 to seven during the past year.

The F-35 Goes to War

F-35 Enters Combat

The Israeli F-35 became the first to enter combat, according to the head of Israel’s Air Force. The F-35s were used in two recent strikes in Syria, he said.

You’re Invited to Hack the Air Force

Hack the Air Force

The Air Force’s Chief Information Office will hold its Hack the Air Force exercise. The “bug bounty” program will invite participation from talent in the US and, this year, will include those from US partner-nations, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

DefSec Nominee Shows Opportunities for Senior Military Retirees

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Retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis has received millions of dollars of income since leaving the military from Goldman Sachs, Northrop Grumman, Theranos, Stanford University, and General Dynamics.

Warships’ Nuclear Waste Heading to Idaho

nuclear waste

A $1.65 billion nuclear waste storage facility in eastern Idaho will be built to handle fuel waste from the nation’s fleet of nuclear-powered warships.

After Delay, Rocket Now on Way to ISS

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After a 24-hour delay, the Orbital Antares rocket was launched from Wallops Island in the Chesapeake Bay on Monday night. It’s on its way to the International Space Station with supplies.

NAVAIR Celebrates Excellence

NAVAIR

The annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony celebrated technical, business, and leadership excellence in support of increasing speed to the fleet, delivering warfighting capabilities, and improving affordability.

UAV Pilots Suffer From Stress

UCAS on carriers

UAV operators are not physically in danger but new research is finding they suffer some of the same emotional strains of war that ground forces face.

Navy Names “Superior Suppliers”

Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, and Raytheon are among nine defense contractors recognized by the US Navy.

Drones Now World’s Weapon of Choice

They’ve changed the way we go to war.