Tag Archives: air force

  • Armed Forces Day 2013

    Armed Forces Day is celebrated the third Saturday in May, falling on May 18 this year. That's the day we should all thank a military member for their service, fly the flag and appreciate what the military does for our country. The first Armed Forces Day was celebrated in 1950,… more

  • December 10 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    U.S. Senators Demand Explanation for ECSS Failure Aaron Mehta, Defense News. The Senate Armed Services Committee wants to know what happened to a billion dollar Air Force program that was supposed to revolutionize parts and equipment management for the service. Instead it’s… more

  • May 21 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Army’s Golden Child Loses the Training Wheels Michael Hoffman, DoD Buzz. The third iteration of the Army’s Network Integration Exercise (NIE) has kicked off and this one promises to bring more sophistication and answers than previous versions as this unique test exercise m… more

  • April 16 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Bidding Reopens Next Week on Controversial Afghan Aircraft Contract Agence France-Presse. The Air Force announced it will try again to reopen the contract competition for the Afghan Air Force light attack aircraft, after canceling the award of the contract to Brazil’s Embrae… more

  • March 19 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Marines to Cut 4 Battalions, 12 Air Squadrons David Alexander, Reuters. The Marine Corps issued an unusually detailed and clear list of the planned cuts to the force as they seek to cut 20,000 Marines from the service. The cuts will be conducted over five years with the plan … more