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As War Ends, Drone Money Dries Up

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When the Afghanistan war ends, the bureaucracy will return and acquiring drones will not be as easy, military officers predict in AOL Defense. FlightGlobal says the shift could limit the access of small companies to prime contracts. The blog also notes that the FAA has missed its Congressional mandate to get domestic UAV test sites up and running. However, analysts see the unmanned market growing, according to Defense News.

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Information Dissemination theorizes that the military is caught in a Prisoner’s Dilemma with the F-35. Meanwhile, Pratt & Whitney gets another $9.5 million from NAVAIR forĀ  modifications to Joint Strike Fighter Lot V.

Obama signs a law requiring the White House to detail how sequestration cuts would be carried out. The Washington Post says it’s too early to tell the exact effect sequestration would have on the defense industry, but it would be bad news.

Boeing and Johns Hopkins University have successfully tested controlling a small UAV “swarm” using a laptop.

The Washington Post says Air-Sea Battle is the controversial concept of a 91-year-old strategist. Time calls it the “self-serving dream of the military-industrial complex.”

Rear Adm. Mahr wishes NAVAIR a happy 91st birthday.

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