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Shay Assad: DoD Begins In-Depth F-35 Cost Assessment

Shay Assad, director of defense pricing at the Defense Department, has said DoD has started a comprehensive cost review of the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 aircraft to help officials find ways on how to further reduce the cost of the fighter jet, Defense News reported Tuesday. Assad told the publication Monday …

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Army Concludes Micro-Robotics R&D Project with Industry, Academic Partners

The U.S. Army has concluded an autonomous micro-robotics research project that involved collaboration between the Army Research Laboratory and multiple industry and academic partners over the past 10 years. The Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology program was completed during a capstone event which featured 17 demonstrations and presentations of ground and air …

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US, Australia Conduct Hypersonic Flight Test

The U.S. Air Force has worked with Australia’s defense science and technology group to conduct a hypersonic flight test at the Woomera Test Range in South Australia. Australian defense minister Marise Payne said in a statement released Monday that the flight test is part of the Hypersonic International Flight Research …

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Defense One: Air Force Wants Company to Decide on Electronic Attack Aircraft Replacement

The U.S. Air Force plans to grant L3 Technologies authority to determine how to replace the military branch’s EC-130H Compass Call electronic attack aircraft, Defense One reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, military deputy to the Air Force’s assistant secretary for acquisition, told Defense One the branch looks to transfer 10 EC-130H electronic packages to new aircraft that could provide higher …

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