Defense

June 15, 2016
 

Around the Air Force: June 14

On this look around the Air Force, officers can learn how to apply to become a test pilot, and the Air Force is hoping to treat behavioral health issues by using the Behavioral Health Optimization Program.




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F-35A crew swap provides flexibility for training, combat

Air Force photograph by R. Nial Bradshaw An F-35A Lightning II pilot from the 388th Fighter Wing goes through pre-flight checks. Pilots and maintainers here recently completed the first F-35A rapid crew swap exercise, which cut...
 
 

Pentagon to probe if Shanahan used office to help Boeing

The Pentagon’s inspector general has formally opened an investigation into a watchdog group’s allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has used his office to promote his former employer, Boeing. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed an ethics complaint with the Pentagon’s inspector general a week ago, alleging that Shanahan has appeared t...
 
 

Northrop Grumman to support cyber, electronic warfare capabilities for Army forces

Northrop Grumman photograph Northrop Grumman will support a full-spectrum of the U.S. Army’s cyber and electronic warfare initiatives through the R4 IDIQ. The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman as one of multiple compani...