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USAF Announces Major New Hypersonic Weapon Contract

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The Pentagon is moving out quickly amid worries that China has outpaced U.S. capabilities in hypersonic weapons development.

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Flight Ops Of 15 F-35As Suspended Due To Fuel Tank Problem

Posted by Colin Clark on


The US Air Force and Norway announced the temporary suspension of flight operations for 15 F-35As today because of “peeling and crumbling insulation in avionics cooling lines inside the fuel tanks.” The problem, caused by a supplier, was discovered during depot modification of an F-35A and affects a total of 57 aircraft, 42 of them still on the… Keep reading →

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McCain Pledges To Stop LRSB; Which Bomber Will Be Retired?

Posted by Colin Clark on


UDATED: Adds Air Force React AFA WINTER: Sen. John McCain pledged to stop the Long Range Strike Bomber program in its tracks today unless the Pentagon uses a different type of contract. My colleagues at Defense News quoted McCain this way: “My biggest concern is the cost-plus provision in the contract. I will not stand… Keep reading →

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