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F-35 FLOUNDERS ON WHILE ESSENTIAL F-16 UPGRADE PROGRAM MAY GET AXED

More of the same from the DoD and USAF regarding borrowing from their existing fighter fleet’s capability to pay for their Death Star of boondoggles, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. There is a new information out highlighting the continuing “teething … Read the rest of this entry

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US ARMY BURROWS FROM KIOWA WARRIOR TO PAY FOR ARMED AERIAL SCOUT

http://defense.aol.com/2012/01/19/army-eyes-kiowa-coffers-to-fund-replacement/ The Army cannot make up its mind on scout helicopters. It’s almost comical. From the cancelled ARH-66 Comanche, to the Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter competition, to the doomed ARH-70 Arapaho, to upgrading the Kiowa fleet and implementing a Service Life … Read the rest of this entry

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250 Golden Eagles? F-16’s Till 2030? USAF Get’s Real On The F-35 Timeline

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OLD TIRED MARINE HORNETS MAY GO THROUGH ANOTHER SERVICE LIFE EXTENSION PROGRAM…

This is just getting ridiculous. Last time I was at Miramar the flightline¬†for some squadrons looked like a pick and pull yard. The F-35 delays are truly taxing the service to its breaking point… http://defense.aol.com/2011/09/29/navy-marines-eye-jsf-funds-for-hornet-life-extension/

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