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6 hrs ago | Politico

DoD gives new sequestration details - Public urgency missing from...

"We would also be forced to terminate most large procurement programs in order to accommodate modernization reductions that are likely to be required," Panetta predicted.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Stars and Stripes

High cost, delays putting F-35 program at risk, report says

A government watchdog agency has "significant concern" about the affordability of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, at more than $390 billion the most costly weapons program in the Pentagon's history, and persistent computer software problems that could delay how soon the stealth jet is ready for combat.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Campus

Is the US military's new plane worth the high cost?

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos once asked, "Is the juice worth the squeeze?" of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Politico

Hewson seeks to diversify Lockheed

Lockheed Martin is best known as the $45 billion-a-year builder of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and other such war machines.

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U.S. Naval Institute

Lockheed Pitching Revamped Viking to Fill Carrier Cargo and Tanking Roles

An artist's concept of Lockheed Martin's C-3 concept to replace the Navy's Carrier Onboard Delivery aircraft.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Metal Center News

Lockheed Martin Extends JSF Deal with Castle

A.M. Castle & Co., Franklin Park, Ill., will enter a six-year contract extension with Lockheed Martin for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Joint Strike Fighter aims to soar

The flight deck crew secures an F-35B Lighting II aircraft aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp following testing.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Washington Times

Lockheed sees surge in profits after shutdown

This time a year ago, Lockheed Martin officials warned of impending layoffs, furloughs and a devastating impact to its massive supplier base as sequestration hit across the federal government.

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ABC News

7 Things the Pentagon Is Buying With Your $1.5 Trillion

A day before April Fool's Day, a government watch dog released its most recent assessment of how the Defense Department is spending an eye-popping $1.5 trillion - that's 11 zeros - on major weapons systems.

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Columbia Journalism Review

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Last week, the Government Accountability Office issued the latest report on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, warning that "delays in testing of the jet's software may hinder delivery of the warfighting capabilities the military services expect" for an additional 15 months.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Bluffton Today

Marine: Beaufort on track to get 1st F-35 in June

The Marine Corps in South Carolina is getting its first futuristic F-35 fighter jets in June, a commander from the Air Station in Beaufort announced Wednesday.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Defense Tech

Pentagon Considers Showcasing F-35 at Farnborough Air Show

Pentagon leaders are deciding whether to allow the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to make its international air show debut this summer outside London at the Farnborough Air Show and the Royal International Air Tattoo, according to a Reuters report.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Navy Wants More Growlers to Fight a Deadlier High End Air War

An EA-18G Growler, assigned to the "Zappers" of Electronic Attack Squadron 130, launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman on Jan 13, 2014.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Marine: Beaufort on track to get 1st F-35 in June

The Marine Corps in South Carolina is getting its first futuristic F-35 fighter jets in June, a commander from the Air Station in Beaufort announced Wednesday.

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The Hill Times

Feds to delay F-35 decision until after next federal election

The government has delayed its current schedule to sign a contract for an initial delivery of Lockheed-Martin F-35 stealth fighter jets to Canada until after the 2015 federal election year, The Hill Times has learned.

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News Max

LIGNET: China Finds Fastest Way to Develop Stealth Fighter: Steal It

The U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight over the Chesapeake Bay on Feb. 11, 2011.

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Metal Center News

Lockheed Martin Extends JSF Deal with Castle

A.M. Castle & Co., Franklin Park, Ill., will enter a six-year contract extension with Lockheed Martin for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Russia Taday

a Software problems will set back F-35 joint strike fighter another year - report

Delivery of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will be more than a year behind schedule due to ongoing software problems, according to a US government report.

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The Motley Fool

Consumer Confidence Rises and Ford Motor Company Showcases Everest SUV

American consumers have the greatest confidence regarding economic conditions since 2008, according to the Conference Board reading released today, which increased to 82.3 this month from 78.3 in February.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Washington Times

Lockheeda s troubled F-35 fighter jet wins big S. Korean order

South Korea has agreed to buy 40 of the Pentagon 's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets, good news for a plane that has been plagued by cost overruns and persistent software problems, U.S. weapons industry sources said .

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