Don’t expect same defense spending priorities under a Biden administration

With some details, Todd Harrison, senior fellow and director of defense budget analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, joined Federal…

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Comparing Biden and Trump on defense issues as election nears

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Pentagon finding F-35 fleet sustainment difficult as build-out less than quarter complete

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Building planes like iPhones: How the Air Force can adapt to rapidly-changing technology

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F-35, edge computing

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

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Dan Grazier: Survey of maintenance contract requirements reveals surprising facts

The more complicated a military weapon platform becomes, the more expensive it is to maintain, and nearly every platform is growing more complicated.

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Chris Taylor: Where does the F-35 program go from here?

It’s the most expensive military program ever – and the most durable. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has survived administration after administration. But because of uncertainty over how many the military will buy each year, it’s hard to predict the total cost. For analysis, Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Chris Taylor, the CEO of the market research firm Govini.

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