Shortcomings in the $6.3 billion Hunter unmanned aerial vehicle program, canceled last January, were substantiated in a report released Tuesday by the Pentagon Inspector General. The report said that an "audit partially or fully substantiated the allegations that the LRIP [low rate initial production] system did not conform to contract requirements, operator safety was at risk, reliability was inadequate, and the system was never subjected to operational testing." Three charges were ...


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