Dan Grazier

FILE - The United States Navy's nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Vermont is christened at Electric Boat in Groton, Conn., Oct. 20, 2018. A metallurgist in Washington state pleaded guilty to fraud Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, after she spent decades faking the results of strength tests on steel that was being used to make U.S. Navy submarines. Elaine Marie Thomas, 67, of Auburn, Wash., was the director of metallurgy at a foundry in Tacoma that supplied steel castings used by Navy contractors Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding to make submarine hulls. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)

Why the US should consider a completely different military strategy to deal with China

The Navy’s carriers and submarines might be the most technically sophisticated in the world. But they’re also the most expensive.

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US military planners might be viewing China in the wrong light

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FILE - An F-35 fighter jet arrives at the Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington, Vt., Sept. 19, 2019. The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, suspended talks on a $23 billion deal to purchase American-made F-35 planes, armed drones and other equipment, in a rare dispute between Washington and a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf.  (AP Photo/Wilson Ring, File)

For fiscal 2023, the Pentagon’s troubled relationship with a troubled airplane flies on

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Analysts: Navy bribery trial to expose pervasive problem

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(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, file photo, an F-35 jet arrives at its new operational base at Hill Air Force Base, in northern Utah. Shares of Lockheed Martin fell Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, as President-elect Donald Trump tweeted that making F-35 fighter planes is too costly and that he will cut

Lockheed will not commit to paying back extra labor costs for F-35

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Could the Pentagon be putting more money towards its health system?

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Pentagon announces agreement with Lockheed Martin for hi-tech planes

The Pentagon’s F-35 program office recently announced an agreement with Lockheed Martin for the next batch of nearly 500 of the hi-tech planes.

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F-35, edge computing

F-35s still testing far below targeted mission-capable rate

Dan Grazier, the Jack Shanahan Military Fellow at the Project for Government Oversight, said the current numbers for the F-35 aren’t looking good.

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Congressional Budget Office offers ‘bold’ options to cut defense spending

CBO offered 16 options that could cut DoD spending and reduce the deficit.

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