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F-35 Ready For Missile Defense By 2025: MDA Chief

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

“I’d say six to seven years to essentially work out the Concept of Operations (and) develop the capabilities,” Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves told the Senate.

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Dozen Lawmakers Object To Sole-Source UH-1N Replacement

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

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CORRECTED program cost WASHINGTON: Not so fast, Air Force, a dozen legislators said as the service moved towards a $1.4 billion sole-source replacement of its aging UH-1N helicopters. The Hueys — direct descendants of the famed Vietnam-era bird — carry security teams to far-flung missile silos in an emergency, but their poor performance in counterterrorism drills has the… Keep reading →

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Congress Must Scrap Generous DoD Benefits For Future Forces: Rep. Hunter

Posted by Colin Clark on

WASHINGTON: Career soldiers can retire at 42, get a great deal on Tricare health insurance, take home a pension, and get paid a good private-sector salary on top of that. That can’t continue to be the norm for the military and Congress must create a two-tier pay system, says Rep. Duncan Hunter, Marine Corps reservist… Keep reading →

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