Traditional development processes like waterfall just don’t cut it anymore. That’s why Lockheed Martin reached out to Red Hat for help updating the processes and culture around application development for the F-22 Raptor fighter jet.
A former engineer for jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has filed a federal false claims lawsuit alleging the company knowingly sold “flawed” engines to the U.S. Air Force
The F-22 Raptor made its combat debut against the Islamic State in Syria this week. The F-22 project cost about $70 billion over a decade. The Pentagon expects the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to be combat-ready in four years, and it’s already the most expensive weapon system in Defense Department history. Cary Russell, director of Defense Capabilities and Management Issues at the Government Accountability Office, estimates the cost of running the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. He told In Depth with Francis Rose after DoD activates the F-35 for combat, the cost could reach about $1 trillion.
The aircraft has been grounded since May because of reports of a bad oxygen system.
The stand-down order was made Tuesday but is just now becoming public. It’s unclear how long the stand down will last.
Debate over the future of the F-22 fighter jet comes to Capitol Hill this week. The Senate could vote as early as today on an amendment to the 2010 defense authorization bill that would strip…
The Pentagon Budget will be front and center in about a month. Among the programs and issues on the bubble are the Army’s Future Combat systems. The GAO also recommended that Congress not approve full…