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US Company MacGyvers a New Military Jet

Steve Tupper | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Steve Tupper

Imagine secret agent Angus MacGyver with access to the technology of a Fortune 500 aerospace enterprise. But, this time, he's not fighting bad guys. He's facing a challenge that would intimidate even James Bond. He's doing battle with budget.

The 4,500th Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon: A Source of Pride for the Aerospace Industry and America

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Dorian de Wind

I have written plenty about the sad demise of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fighter program and about the trials and tribulations of the F-35 Joint ...

Defense Budget Cost-Cutters: Know Thy Patient

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.21.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

While all Americans must be called to sacrifice in these tough times, and while certain reforms in the system are called for, let us remember the sacrifices that are already inherent in a military career.

How Much Is That F-35 In The Window?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

The F-35 is the "next generation" weapon system for the Navy, Air Force, and Marines -- who plan to buy 2,443 of these aircraft -- and for eight allied nations who are cost-sharing partners in the program and will hopefully buy hundreds of additional aircraft. But what's its cost?

Westminster's Ball Aerospace To Build Antennas For Fighter Jet

AP | Posted 08.30.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. says its expanded manufacturing center outside Denver will help it supply antennas for the ...

Bridging the Fighter Gap -- U.S. Navy Has Solution: Buy More Super Hornets!

Rob Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Diamond

With troops in combat today, our servicemen and women deserve better than a debate about unproven technologies of the future.

Will Congress Put Useless Fighter Jets Above America?

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Congress is about to throw $369 million (on a down-payment of $2 billion) for a dozen F-22 fighter jets that even the Pentagon doesn't want.

Obama's Challenge in Cyberspace

Richard A. Clarke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard A. Clarke

In the next few days President Obama will decide whether he will live up to his campaign promises about dealing seriously with the challenge of cyber security.