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April 09, 2018 | Daily News

The Navy is gearing up for F-35C shipboard operational testing with Carrier Air Wing 7 this summer before initial operational test and evaluation kicks off for the Joint Strike Fighter in September, according to a service official.

April 06, 2018 | Daily News

As the Air Force overhauls its nuclear command, control and communications enterprise, an analysis of alternatives starting later this year will explore how to jointly replace the E-4B National Airborne Operations Center and the Navy's smaller E-6B.

April 05, 2018 | Daily News

ST. LOUIS -- Boeing has pitched its Block III F/A-18E/F Super Hornet to the Indian Navy and is prepared to build a facility in the country to comply with the prime minister's "Make In India" initiative, according to a company executive.

April 05, 2018 | Daily News

A Boeing KC-46 again successfully refueled a second KC-46 to meet another certification milestone for fuel on-load testing, the company announced this week.

April 04, 2018 | Daily News

The Navy has locked in new design changes for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet to give the twin-engine fighter improved situational awareness, increased survivability and extended range -- upgrades that allow the fourth-generation weapon system to keep pace with next-generation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

April 04, 2018 | Daily News

Five Air Force procurement programs saw cost swings of more than $1 billion over the last year, and 24 of the service's systems shrank by $2.5 billion in aggregate, the Defense Department said this week.

April 03, 2018 | Daily News

The estimated cost for the Pentagon's major weapon system acquisition portfolio grew by $177 billion, or more than 10 percent, over the last year, swelling from $1.7 trillion to $1.9 trillion.

April 03, 2018 | Daily News

The Pentagon will establish service-run program offices for the Joint Strike Fighter -- a departure from the current construct, which centralizes all F-35 program management within one office that reports to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Inside Defense has learned.

April 03, 2018 | Daily News

The Pentagon will establish service-run program offices for the Joint Strike Fighter -- a departure from the current construct, which centralizes all F-35 program management within one office that reports to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Inside Defense has learned.

March 29, 2018 | Daily News

The Air Force has identified 32 testing upgrades at risk of delays due to resource shortfalls at the Air Force Test Center.

March 29, 2018 | Daily News

The Air Force's formal report to congressional defense committees on its new plan for replacing the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System offers more insight on how it views the roles of the MQ-9 Reaper, RQ-4 Block 40 and other assets in a future battle management network.

March 29, 2018 | Daily News

The Air Force would like F-35 sustainment costs to be comparable with those of legacy fighter aircraft, and Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein told reporters today the service is working closely with prime contractor Lockheed Martin and the Office of the Secretary of Defense to achieve the service's cost targets.

March 23, 2018 | Daily News

The omnibus appropriations bill passed by the House and Senate calls for reports to be delivered later this year about two major Navy programs.

March 23, 2018 | Daily News

Congress is proposing several Air Force aircraft quantity increases in the fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending bill it released this week, including close to $1.2 billion to buy 11 new C-130J, MC-130J and HC-130J aircraft.

March 23, 2018 | Daily News

As the Air Force and Boeing work toward the first KC-46 tanker deliveries later this year, the service expects a full-rate production decision will slip past the current estimate of May 2020.

March 23, 2018 | Daily News

The Air Force is studying whether Lockheed Martin's U-2 can fly until 2100, about five decades longer than its current expected service life, according to Susan Thornton, director for information dominance programs in the service's acquisition branch.

March 22, 2018 | Daily News

The Defense Department is exploring a potential new mission for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: ballistic missile defense, according to a senior DOD official. The move could leverage sensors on the planned fleet of 2,456 new stealthy aircraft the U.S. military plans to buy in the coming decades to help detect and track enemy launches.

March 16, 2018 | Daily News

The Air Force will continue fleshing out a path to add lasers to mobility aircraft after considering demonstrating a laser weapon on a range of those platforms last year, one of the service's research chiefs said this week.

March 16, 2018 | Daily News

The head of Air Force Materiel Command said this week she counts the service's ongoing light-attack experimentation effort as a success, but that the challenge will be in readying its acquisition enterprise to rapidly procure the aircraft.

March 15, 2018 | Daily News

The Defense Department has commenced a sweeping new mobility study, an assessment that aims to consider the precise number of aerial refueling tankers, cargo aircraft and supply ships needed to support the Trump administration's National Defense Strategy and drive any related new investment decisions in the military's fiscal year 2020 spending plan.

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