December 10, 2018

GAO: F-35 Plagued With Problems

GAO Report F-35

A Government Accountability Office report says DoD’s new fleet of F-35 Lightning IIs is experiencing spare parts shortages and other sustainment problems that are hurting the readiness of the fighter jets.

JSF’s Initial Operating Capability Report Due This Week

With only days before the services must report their IOC for the Joint Strike Fighter, the Navy’s date is still under wraps. Also, a primer on war-fighting bandwidth satellites and a NOAA satellite conks out, again.