Tag Archives: Mathias Winter

F-35 Expected to Receive 80% Mission Capability Rate by 2020

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The Department of Defense’s entire fleet of F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft is on track to receive an 80 percent mission capability rate by September 2020, Flight Global reported Friday. U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Mathias Winter, executive officer of the F-35 Joint Program Office, testified before the House Armed Services Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee on Thursday that F-35 combat units under the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps as well as international allies are slated to achieve the 80 percent mark by September of this year.

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Rep. Niki Tsongas: DoD Pegs F-35 Modernization Costs at $16B Through 2024

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Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-Massachusetts) has said the F-35 fighter aircraft modernization program could cost the Defense Department approximately $16 billion through 2024, Reuters reported Thursday. Tsongas cited DoD’s F-35 program data at a House Armed Services Committee subpanel hearing Wednesday and said the modernization cost estimate for the Lockheed Martin-built …

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Vice Adm. Mathias Winter Assumes F-35 Joint Program Office Leadership

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Navy Vice Adm. Mathias Winter, formerly deputy program executive officer for the Defense Department‘s F-35 joint program office, has officially assumed the F-35 JPO chief post, The Hill reported Thursday. Winter succeeded Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, who is set to retire in June after he led the office for nearly five years, during a …

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Rear Adm. David Hahn Named Naval Research Chief

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U.S. Navy Rear Adm. David Hahn, formerly special assistant to the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, has been named chief of naval research at the service branch, the Defense Department announced Friday. He will succeed Rear Adm. Mathias Winter, who has been appointed deputy director of the Joint Strike Fighter …

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ONR Develops Cyber Tool for Shipboard Systems; Mathias Winter Comments

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The Office of Naval Research has developed a cybersecurity tool that works to protect shipboard systems from viruses and similar attacks by controlling access to programmable logic controllers. ONR said Sept. 18 the Resilient Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical Security system targets viruses rather than data theft and utilizes programming diversity to ensure attacks …

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Rear Adm. Mathias Winter Unveils ONR’s New Autonomous Systems Strategy

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The Office of Naval Research has introduced science and technology strategies with the goal to protect soldiers from harm, FedTech Magazine reported Thursday. Rear Adm. Mathias Winter, chief of naval research, announced ONR’s initiative to further the development of autonomous systems at a naval exposition in Washington, David Stegon reports. The new …

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Rear Adm. Mathias Winter Sworn In as Naval Research Chief

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Rear Adm. Mathias Winter has taken a dual role as chief of naval research and director of innovation, technology requirements and test and evaluation. He formally assumed Office of Naval Research responsibility during a ceremony held Dec. 30 at the Pentagon and will oversee an estimated $2 billion annual budget …

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Mathias Winter: Navy Evaluating Carrier Drone Requirements Ahead of RFP Release

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A final request for proposals for the U.S. Navy‘s Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike Air Vehicle development program is scheduled for release this summer, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Colin Clark reports that top Defense Department officials will meet to discuss the U.S. military aviation portfolio, including the UCLASS program. …

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