In today’s Federal Newscast, relocation notices went out to 159 employees at the Bureau of Land Management yesterday.
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.
The Air Force’s most high performance jets are also rare birds, as only 187 F-22s were built before the program was curtailed in 2011.
Gen. Herbert Carlisle says his troops are burnt out and his resources can barely cover the global demand. Carlisle becomes the third senior DoD official this week to highlight the need for Congress to pass a budget and not allow cuts from sequestration to return.
Outgoing Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz, who retires in August, spoke to reporters during his last press conference at the Pentagon about the challenges facing the branch amid tensions with Congress and new geo-politics that pose security threats.
Facing a mysterious safety problem with the Air Force’s most-prized stealth fighter, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday ordered new flight restrictions on the F-22 and summoned help from Navy and NASA experts.
A top Air Force General outlined steps taken to make sure jet pilots don’t black out. Two whistleblower pilots recently said the F-22 oxygen delivery system was faulty, causing a condition known as hypoxia.
The new ceiling on the deal is $7.4 billion. The planes have never been used in combat and have in fact been grounded several times due to ongoing issues with the Onboard Oxygen Generating System and other malfunctions.