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FOX 2 News St. Louis
U.S. Navy’s new $13B aircraft carrier can’t fightfour systems affect major areas of flight operations,” Gilmore wrote in his rep
U.S. Navy’s new $13B aircraft carrier can’t fight
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 36 minutes ago
four systems affect major areas of flight operations,” Gilmore wrote in his report to Pentagon and Navy weapons buyers Frank Kendall and Sean Stackley. “Unless these issues are resolved … they will significantly limit CVN-78’s ability to... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
U.S. Navy’s new $13B aircraft carrier can’t fightfour systems affect major areas of flight operations,” Gilmore wrote in his rep
U.S. Navy’s new $13B aircraft carrier can’t fight
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 hours ago
four systems affect major areas of flight operations,” Gilmore wrote in his report to Pentagon and Navy weapons buyers Frank Kendall and Sean Stackley. “Unless these issues are resolved … they will significantly limit CVN-78’s ability to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Navy’s $12.9 billion carrier isn’t ready for warfare, memo saysGilmore, the Defense Department’s director of operational test and evaluation,
Navy’s $12.9 billion carrier isn’t ready for warfare, memo says
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Gilmore, the Defense Department’s director of operational test and evaluation, wrote Pentagon and Navy weapons buyers Frank Kendall and Sean Stackley. “Unless these issues are resolved, which would likely require redesigning” of the aircraft... Read more
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Newsmax
Memo: Navy's $12.9B Carrier Ford Isn't Ready for WarfareGilmore, the Defense Department's director of operational test and evaluation,
Memo: Navy's $12.9B Carrier Ford Isn't Ready for Warfare
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
Gilmore, the Defense Department's director of operational test and evaluation, wrote Pentagon and Navy weapons buyers Frank Kendall and Sean Stackley. "Unless these issues are resolved, which would likely require redesigning" of the aircraft... Read more
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Air Force Times
KC-46 Moves Closer to Production Decision After Successful Flight Testahead of a milestone decision this August. Now the tanker program can a reques
KC-46 Moves Closer to Production Decision After Successful Flight Test
Air Force Times / Posted 5 days ago
ahead of a milestone decision this August. Now the tanker program can a request approval from Pentagon acquisition head Frank Kendall to move forward with a Milestone C decision for low rate initial production, the Air Force announced Monday... Read more
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The Moscow Times
U.S. Air Force Confident in Russian Rocket Engine Supplyover concerns that reliance on foreign suppliers could leave the U.S. military
U.S. Air Force Confident in Russian Rocket Engine Supply
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
over concerns that reliance on foreign suppliers could leave the U.S. military vulnerable. Pentagon chief arms buyer Frank Kendall issued five waivers to U.S. laws banning Chinese parts on the four U.S. weapons systems, after concluding the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
F-35 fighter rising above its problemsissues. A bug in earlier versions of the software caused it to shut off and "re
F-35 fighter rising above its problems
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
issues. A bug in earlier versions of the software caused it to shut off and "reboot," according to written testimony from Frank Kendall, undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, and Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, program... Read more
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Reuters
Lockheed F-35 jets ace exercises as U.S. readies for combat usemillion by 2019, stepping up competition with rivals such as Boeing Co F/A-18 a
Lockheed F-35 jets ace exercises as U.S. readies for combat use
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
million by 2019, stepping up competition with rivals such as Boeing Co F/A-18 and Eurofighter. Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall, who once described plans by his predecessors to buy three different F-35 models before they had been fully... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lockheed F-35 jets ace exercises as US readies for combat usemillion by 2019, stepping up competition with rivals such as Boeing Co F/A-18 a
Lockheed F-35 jets ace exercises as US readies for combat use
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
million by 2019, stepping up competition with rivals such as Boeing Co F/A-18 and Eurofighter. Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall, who once described plans by his predecessors to buy three different F-35 models before they had been fully... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
US and UK to develop autonomous vehicles for military usefuture developments, allowing us to transform our approach to military logistic
US and UK to develop autonomous vehicles for military use
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 10 days ago
future developments, allowing us to transform our approach to military logistics,” he said. US undersecretary of defence Frank Kendall added to this sentiment, saying that there are many benefits to working together on such technology... Read more
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Air Force Times
Sources: Reworked KC-46 Boom Refuels F-16, C-17into the hands of the warfighter. " Speaking in London on Sunday ahead of the
Sources: Reworked KC-46 Boom Refuels F-16, C-17
Air Force Times / Posted 11 days ago
into the hands of the warfighter. " Speaking in London on Sunday ahead of the Farnborough International Airshow, Frank Kendall, the Pentagon’s top weapons buyer, said he was “cautiously optimistic” that the boom issue would be resolved... Read more
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BBC News
Farnborough Airshow: Brexit storm clouds fail to gatheron the ground (publicly, at least). Take comments from the Pentagon's chief bu
Farnborough Airshow: Brexit storm clouds fail to gather
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
on the ground (publicly, at least). Take comments from the Pentagon's chief buyer of weapons, US Defense Under Secretary Frank Kendall. "I don't see any reason why it should fundamentally affect our relationship with the UK or our business deals... Read more
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Hartford Courant
F-35 Stealth Fighter May Finally Be Climbing Above Its Problemsissues. A bug in earlier versions of the software caused it to shut off and "re
F-35 Stealth Fighter May Finally Be Climbing Above Its Problems
Hartford Courant / Posted 13 days ago
issues. A bug in earlier versions of the software caused it to shut off and "reboot," according to written testimony from Frank Kendall, undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, and Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, program... Read more
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Newsmax
Pentagon Unveils New Cost-Cutting on F-35 Fighter Jetjets, with a goal of saving $1 billion over a five-year period, the F-35 progra
Pentagon Unveils New Cost-Cutting on F-35 Fighter Jet
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
jets, with a goal of saving $1 billion over a five-year period, the F-35 program office said. Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said the extra investment by industry would help the military bridge to an F-35 block purchase planned in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pentagon unveils new cost-cutting initiatives for F-35 fighter jetjets, with a goal of saving US$1 billion over a five-year period, the F-35 prog
Pentagon unveils new cost-cutting initiatives for F-35 fighter jet
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
jets, with a goal of saving US$1 billion over a five-year period, the F-35 program office said. Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said the extra investment by industry would help the military bridge to an F-35 block purchase planned in... Read more
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Reuters
Pentagon unveils new cost-cutting initiatives for F-35 fighter jetjets, with a goal of saving $1 billion over a five-year period, the F-35 progra
Pentagon unveils new cost-cutting initiatives for F-35 fighter jet
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
jets, with a goal of saving $1 billion over a five-year period, the F-35 program office said. Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said the extra investment by industry would help the military bridge to an F-35 block purchase planned in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US must speed up arms sale to show export reforms are real - Pentagonspeed, pace and predictability of our export control processes. They are still
US must speed up arms sale to show export reforms are real - Pentagon
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
speed, pace and predictability of our export control processes. They are still cumbersome," U.S. Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall said. Kendall said U.S. weapons remained in high demand, but many other countries were rapidly developing and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
F-35 stealth fighter may finally be climbing above its problemsissues. A bug in earlier versions of the software caused it to shut off and “re
F-35 stealth fighter may finally be climbing above its problems
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
issues. A bug in earlier versions of the software caused it to shut off and “reboot,” according to written testimony from Frank Kendall, undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, and Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, program... Read more
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The Economic Times
PM Modi okays $1-billion deal with US for 4 Poseidonsto the Indian defence establishment in April for the proposed fighter productio
PM Modi okays $1-billion deal with US for 4 Poseidons
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
to the Indian defence establishment in April for the proposed fighter production line. US under secretary of defence Frank Kendall is leading a top Pentagon-industry delegation to NEW DELHI again this month for further talks. This comes... Read more
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Air Force Times
US Air Force Declares Nunn-McCurdy Breach for OCXthe program enters a review period led by Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisi
US Air Force Declares Nunn-McCurdy Breach for OCX
Air Force Times / Posted 24 days ago
the program enters a review period led by Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD (AT&L)) Frank Kendall. That review is scheduled to conclude in October, at which point the department can decide to continue the... Read more

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