Last week, the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 took the F-35 for its first American combat mission. But the Lightning’s operational debut was overshadowed by less exciting news that followed a day later.
The goal is always to have the NDAA passed before Oct. 1. That’s unlikely to happen this year, thanks to the Senate’s inability to come to terms with the spending limits Congress imposed during the Obama years.
The LPTA selection process has been controversial within industry, and with good reason. Is using LPTA as selection really the best way for procurement officials to get the best price and the best work?
Iraqi forces gearing up to take it to ISIS, GOP at odds on the future of sequestration, and FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division collaborating with DoD – all in today’s defense headlines.