Lee Hudson

Lee
Hudson
Pentagon Editor,
Aviation Week Network

Based in Washington, Lee covers the Pentagon for Aviation Week. Prior to joining Aviation Week in June 2018, Lee was at Inside Defense where she was managing editor for Inside the Navy.

Lee has covered Navy and Marine Corps issues since 2011, reporting at the Pentagon, Capitol Hill, aboard ships and military facilities around the U.S.

Previously she worked as a staff reporter at The Daily Review in Morgan City, LA, covering local government and crime. Lee graduated with a B.A. in Mass Communication and Marketing from Loyola University New Orleans.

Articles
U.S Air Force Reps Meet to Discuss Britain’s Future Fighter With UK
One day after the announcement of Britain’s future combat air system effort, known as Tempest, U.S. Air Force officials plan to discuss the project this week with UK officials.
U.S. Navy Maritime Patrol At Farnborough Airshow
The U.S. Navy maritime patrol is showcasing its Boeing P-8 at Farnborough this year. Watch as U.S. Navy program manager and pilot discuss capabilities and what sets the P-8 apart from legacy aircraft.
First UK P-8 Fuselage Manufactured Later This Year
The first Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft fuselage will be built later this year for the UK and enter final assembly in early 2019.
Pentagon OKs Acquisition and Sustainment Office Reorg Plan 
Pentagon Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan signed the acquisition and sustainment office reorganization plan last week, officials say.
Lockheed, JPO Mulls Future of F-35 Affordability Initiative 
Lockheed Martin is talking with the F-35 joint program office on whether a 3rd phase of the affordability initiative focused on JSF procurement and sustainment is needed.
UTC NP2000 Props for Navy Tankers
UTC Aerospace has won a contract for eight-blade NP2000 propeller upgrades for 24 Lockheed Martin C/KC-130T aircraft for the U.S. Navy.
Pentagon, Lockheed Reach Handshake Agreement for F-35 Lot 11 
The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a handshake agreement for the 11th lot of F-35s that includes more than 130 jets.
Defense Contractors Prepare for Potential E-3 Replacement Competition
Defense contractors are gearing up for a potential competition to replace the Royal Air Force’s Boeing E-3 Sentry airborne early warning aircraft.
F-5 Will Receive Garmin Integrated Flight Deck
Tactical Air Support Inc. is outfitting its F-5 supersonic fighter aircraft with a Garmin integrated flight deck and anticipates first flight with the new technology will be later this year.
F-5 Will Receive Garmin Integrated Flight Deck
Tactical Air Support Inc. is outfitting its F-5 supersonic fighter aircraft with a Garmin integrated flight deck and anticipates first flight with the new technology will be later this year.
Kuwait Super Hornets Will Feature Key Block III Capabilities 
The Boeing-manufactured F/A-18E/F Super Hornets for Kuwait will be a “crossover” of Block III with new features like an advanced cockpit system.
U.S. Greenlights Two Potential Amraam Sales To UK, Denmark 
The U.S. State Department cleared two potential sales to the United Kingdom and Denmark for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (Amraams).
Pentagon Creates Joint Artificial Intelligence Center 
The DOD is setting up a Joint Artificial Intelligence Center and tapping the Defense Innovation Board to engage with stakeholders with a goal of producing recommended principles.
AFRL’s Kratos XQ-58A UAS To Fly In Fall 
The U.S. Air Force’s low-cost unmanned strike aircraft demonstrator, the Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie, is scheduled to fly this fall.
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