A lot of Pentagon programs are about to take a major hit to their bottom lines, and some smaller projects seem destined to be delayed or canceled, the Defense Department's acquisition chief warned loudly here last week. But a few futuristic aviation efforts might be shielded as Washington passes through the coming nadir of budgets, according to Frank Kendall, and they include future rotorcraft and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's multiyear air-dominance study toward a ...


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