Venlet Admits Miscalculation
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Venlet says Joint Strike Fighter program’s Build ‘n’ Test process was a “miscalculation.” Lockheed says program likely to take budget cut hits. Marines still bullish on F-35B. Senate bill orders DoD to define the terms of the F-35B’s probation (subscription required). NAVAIR recuts F-35 EMALS launch video with interviews.
Pentagon cuts likely to cost jobs. DoD’s Industrial Policy Chief says sequestration would be “fiscal castration.” DoD Buzz examines the political maneuvering in Washington. DoD to cut FY2013 budget request (subscription required) by $40 billion.
NAVAIR has a new promotional video for its procurement management system.
Cheap ONR test rockets hit targets.
Android, iPhone cleared for official use.
Do military families feel entitled?