Publication: DoD Buzz

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Unit Costs Surge for MQ-8 Fire Scout Drone

By Friday, April 18th, 2014 2:31 pmPosted in Air , Sequestration [embedded content]The Navy’s drone helicopter, the Air Force’s precision-landing system and the Army’s digital radio for ground troops are among the Pentagon’s weapons programs whose unit ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

F-35 Program Production Costs Rise $7.4 Billion

By Thursday, April 17th, 2014 7:01 pmPosted in Air [embedded content]The cost to develop and build the Joint Strike Fighter fleet rose 1.88 percent over the past year because of delays in the production line and failures of the engine producer to bring ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Navy Plan to Halt MH-60 Buy Rattles Sikorsky

By Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 6:13 pmPosted in Air , Sequestration [embedded content]The U.S. Navy’s plan to cut short a multi-year deal for maritime helicopters may have serious implications for Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., as well as the military and the ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Defense Spending Dips in U.S., Rises Elsewhere

By Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 7:03 pmPosted in Policy , Sequestration [embedded content]Defense spending fell in the United States last year, but rose in many other countries around the world, especially China and Saudi Arabia, according to a new repo ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Navy Set to Pick Presidential Helicopter Contractor

By Monday, April 14th, 2014 5:10 pmPosted in Air [embedded content]The Navy plans to select the contractor who will build the next generation presidential helicopter next month.Of course, it appears the service will only have one contractor to choose ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

McCain Joins Fight to Save A-10 Warthog

By Friday, April 11th, 2014 4:50 pmPosted in Air , Policy [embedded content]John McCain, the senior senator from Arizona and former Republican presidential candidate, has added his voice to the growing chorus of lawmakers seeking to block the Pentagon’s ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Admiral: Sealift Can Complement Amphib Fleet

By Thursday, April 10th, 2014 3:33 pmPosted in Naval [embedded content]National Harbor, Md. – While Marine Corps leaders call for more amphibious vessels to help transition Marine assets to the Pacific, Military Sealift Command is offering to help.The ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Navy Adds Hellfire Missiles to LCS

By Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 3:47 pmPosted in Naval [embedded content]National Harbor, Md — The Navy is integrating a vertically-launched longbow Hellfire missile onto the Littoral Combat Ship as a way to give the platform more fire-power, service officials ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Osprey Readiness Rates Improved 25% over 5 years

By Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 11:27 amPosted in Air [embedded content]National Harbor, Md. — Readiness rates over the past five years for the MV-22 Osprey have risen by 25 percent while costs per flight hour have dropped by 20 percent, said Col. Dan Robinson, ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Navy Finishes Blueprints for Future Nuclear Sub

By Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 3:43 pmPosted in Naval [embedded content]National Harbor, Md. — Engineers with the U.S. Navy have finished drawing up blueprints for a future class of nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines, officials said.The technical ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Army Opposes Calls for Aviation Commission

By Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 12:26 pmPosted in Air , Policy [embedded content]The U.S. Army is pushing back against calls for an independent panel to analyze its proposal to restructure aviation units in part by transferring Apache attack helicopters from ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Finmeccanica Proposes 76mm Gun for LCS

By Monday, April 7th, 2014 4:55 pmPosted in Naval [embedded content]Finmeccanica is proposing that the OTO Melara 76mm gun be configured onto the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship as part of an effort to improve the lethality and survivability of the shallow-water ... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 08 2014]

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Unit Costs Surge for MQ-8 Fire Scout Drone [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 18 2014]
F-35 Program Production Costs Rise $7.4 Billion [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 18 2014]
Navy Plan to Halt MH-60 Buy Rattles Sikorsky [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
Defense Spending Dips in U.S., Rises Elsewhere [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
Navy Set to Pick Presidential Helicopter Contra... [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 14 2014]
McCain Joins Fight to Save A-10 Warthog [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 11 2014]
Admiral: Sealift Can Complement Amphib Fleet [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 10 2014]
Navy Adds Hellfire Missiles to LCS [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 10 2014]
Osprey Readiness Rates Improved 25% over 5 years [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 09 2014]
Navy Finishes Blueprints for Future Nuclear Sub [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 08 2014]
Army Opposes Calls for Aviation Commission [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 08 2014]
Finmeccanica Proposes 76mm Gun for LCS [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 08 2014]
Marines Fly Helicopters With Mini-Tablet [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 05 2014]
Army Plan For Pacific Still a Work In Progress [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 04 2014]
Boeing Lobbies Congress to Add EA-18 Funding [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 03 2014]
LCS Wargame Reveals New Tactics Amid Controversy [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 02 2014]
SpecOps Deal Tops $35 Billion in March Awards [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 01 2014]
Auditors: F-35 Cost Slid 3% to $332 Billion [Published DoD Buzz - Apr 01 2014]
Air Force Weighs ISR, Tanker Consortiums [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 31 2014]
Army Defends Move to Strip Guard of Apaches [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 28 2014]
Army’s Bright Acquisition Spot: Howitzer Upgrades [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 27 2014]
Navy Seeks Next Generation Tomahawk [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 27 2014]
Navy Considers JHSV for Special Operations Miss... [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 26 2014]
General Says U-2 Superior to Global Hawk in Korea [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 25 2014]
South Korea Said to Pick F-35 in Fighter Buy [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 25 2014]
Army Unit to Intel Center: DCGS Doesn’t Work [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 24 2014]
Budget Doesn't Delay F-16 Life Extension Upgrades [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 20 2014]
Navy Memo Details New LCS Replacement Task Force [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 18 2014]
New Sensor Protects Army Helicopters From Small... [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 18 2014]
Bible Verse, Not Cuts, Draws Lawmakers' Ire [Published DoD Buzz - Mar 17 2014]
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