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Air Force Tries To Fix F-35’s ALIS — From A Big, Broken Box To the Cloud

Posted by Colin Clark on

How bad is the F-35’s computerized maintenance system, ALIS? So bad the plane may be better off without it.

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Air Force Presses Lockheed On F-35 Readiness: Lt. Gen. Bunch

Posted by Colin Clark on

The Pentagon’s independent tester reports that F-35 readiness is stuck at 60 percent, while the A model’s gun is unacceptably inaccurate.

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Navy Inks Huge Ford Carrier Deal; Pentagon Flags Problems

Posted by Paul McLeary on

WASHINGTON: The Navy signed a massive, $15.2 billion contract with Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding this evening for two more Ford-class aircraft carriers, hours after a Pentagon report listed a litany of problems with the ambitious program. The contract pays for completion of in 2028 of the USS Enterprise, which began in 2017. It also… Keep reading →

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