Lara Seligman

Lara
Seligman
Pentagon Editor,
Aviation Week

As Aviation Week’s Pentagon Editor, Lara Seligman writes about U.S. and international military aviation. Lara began her career as a military reporter covering Navy aviation and shipbuilding for Inside Defense, before moving over to cover the Air Force for Defense News. Prior to moving to the defense beat in 2013, Lara covered Congress and politics, first for National Journal and then for The Hill Newspaper. A Philadelphia native, Lara graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011.

Articles
Super Hornet Demonstrates ‘Eye-Watering’ Sensor Fusion  8
During Fleet Exercise 2017, two U.S. Navy Super Hornets were able to fuse data from multiple sensors on both aircraft in near real-time to form a “common tactical picture,” Boeing says.
USAF Is Building An Online Game To Recruit Young Pilots  6
Move over “The Last Starfighter.” A new online game could revolutionize the way the U.S. Air Force finds and recruits young pilots.
Boeing, U.S. Navy To Add F/A-18 Collision Avoidance System  1
Boeing and the U.S. Navy are working to add an automatic ground collision avoidance system to the F/A-18 strike fighter in the hope of saving pilot lives.
Pilots Safe After T-38 Crash In Mississippi 
Both pilots are safe after a U.S. Air Force T-38C Talon II crashed May 23 in Mississippi, the service confirmed.
Pilots Safe After T-38 Crash In Mississippi 
Both pilots are safe after a U.S. Air Force T-38C Talon II crashed May 23 in Mississippi, the service confirmed.
Lockheed Loses UH-1N Huey Replacement Protest  10
Sikorsky is “reviewing its options” after the U.S. GAO rejected its pre-contract protest of the U.S. Air Force’s UH-1N Huey replacement program.
Pentagon Seeks New Breathing Sensor For F-35 
The Pentagon is looking for a new sensor to monitor pilot breathing for the F-35 a year after a rash of hypoxia-like physiological episodes.
NASA Finds Boeing Showed ‘No Initiative’ To Fix F/A-18 Hypoxia  12
But Boeing argues it has long been a “proactive partner” in efforts to mitigate physiological events in F/A 18s.
NASA Finds Boeing Showed ‘No Initiative’ To Fix F/A-18 PEs 
In an addendum to NASA’s report on the physiological episodes plaguing USN F/A-18 pilots, the agency concluded Boeing showed “no initiative” to fix the problem.
USAF Wants Additional $7B To Keep J-Stars Recap Alive 
Congress has proposed that the U.S. Air Force both develop an Advanced Battle Management System and retain its current J-Stars program.
U.S. Military Insists No ‘Crisis’ As Aircraft Keep Crashing  1
The Air Force has directed a one-day flight pause for units to conduct wing-level safety reviews.
Should U.S. Block F-35 Deliveries To Turkey?  36
A Senate bill would block F-35s to Turkey, while House lawmakers could instead delay JDAM deliveries.
A-29, AT-6 Face Off For Light Attack Experiment Part II  9
Sierra Nevada/Embraer’s A-29 Super Tucano and Textron Aviation’s AT-6B Wolverine are in the second phase of the U.S. Air Force’s Light Attack Experiment.
Boeing, U.S. Air Force At Odds Over KC-46  26
After years of delay, the aerospace giant and its government customer are no closer to an agreement on when the new tanker will be ready for delivery.
Boeing, U.S. Air Force Clash Over KC-46 
After years of delay, the aerospace giant and its government customer are no closer to an agreement on when the new tanker will be ready for delivery.
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