Category: USA/Canada

US Marine F-35B Lightning II 0

Dropping Like Flies: US Marine F-35s Software Malfunction Grounds More Jets

“Some anomalies” with the F-35B’s Autonomous Logistic Information System (ALIS) forced the US Marines in Yuma, Arizona, to “temporarily suspend” F-35B operations, the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing said on Friday. The root of the problem...

UK Strategic Submarine 0

Electric Boat Inks Over $203M for US, UK Strategic Submarines Missile Tubes

The US Department of Defense announced in a press release on Thursday that Electric Boat will produce missile tubes in support of the next generation Columbia-Class submarines as part of the United States-United Kingdom common missile compartment program. US Attack Submarine...

US Navy USS Gerald Ford Supercarrier 0

USS Gerald Ford Supercarrier Might Ditch Shock Testing Before Deployment

The US Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier will not be required to go through shock trials, if the House Armed Services Committee gets its way. The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is getting marked...

USAF Lockheed Martin C-130J-SOF Super Hercules 0

Super Hercules: Lockheed Martin Unveils C-130J Aircraft for Special Operations

The aircraft contains for engines and is designed to conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, psychological operations, airdrop resupply, personnel recovery and humanitarian relief. Lockheed Martin announced in a statement on Tuesday it has rolled out its C-130J-SOF...