Posts by Amy Butler

in Ares Feb 24, 2014

Will Silent Eagle Get Kicked out of the Nest?

With Boeing adjusting from its blistering loss to Lockheed Martin’s F-35 for the sale of 60 fighters to Seoul, the company has yet to officially....More
in Ares Feb 18, 2014

'15 MDA Request Ignites Old Debate On the Cost of Success

It is that time of year again. The Pentagon is in its annual last-minute race to the finish line to deliver a budget request to Congress. This year's....More
in Ares Feb 14, 2014

Are the Gloves Finally Off for the Dragon Lady?

For the first time in as long as I can remember going to defense shows (nearly 15 years), Lockheed Martin is holding a briefing next week on the U-2S....More
in Ares Dec 01, 2013

New Videos: X-47B Continues Sea Trials on the USS Theodore Roosevelt

The USS Theodore Roosevelt returned to port last week after hosting the X-47B for more at-sea trials. The goal was to test the aircraft's interaction....More
in Ares Oct 26, 2013

Textron's Scorpion to Take Flight

Textron is planning for first flight of its self-funded Scorpion light attack/ISR collector as early as next week, program sources say. ....More
in Ares Oct 22, 2013

Boeing Expands Its Tactical ISR Testing with Ramis

Building on its earlier work to design the specialized Yellow Jacket sensor suite for an unnamed customer, Boeing is continuing work on a newer....More
in Ares Oct 10, 2013

Pentagon Withholds 5% of Pratt's F135 Earnings

F-35 engine maker Pratt & Whitney is the latest Pentagon contractor to fall under the scrutiny of contracts auditors, who seem to be exercising a....More
in Ares Oct 05, 2013

Will Silent Eagle Pass Silently into the Waste Bin?

South Korea's decision to launch a new competition for 60 new fighters raises questions about the future of Boeing's self-funded F-15 Silent Eagle....More
in Ares Sep 21, 2013

Relationship Therapy Making Headway on F-35 Program

USAF Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, F-35 PEO and survivor of the Air Force's KC-46 competition (he led that effort), once again had the audience rapt....More

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