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Monday, July 28, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘F-35’

Here’s What 60 Minutes Didn’t Tell You About the

Here’s What 60 Minutes Didn’t Tell You About the F-35

The millions of viewers who tuned into 60 Minutes Sunday may have gotten the impression that, despite being billions over budget and almost a decade behind schedule, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is ultimately necessary to maintain U.S. air superiority. That’s an unsurprising conclusion, given that all of the individuals interviewed in the story work either for the federal government or for Lockheed Martin, the primary contractor for the F-35. 60 Minutes’ producers broke a basic ... Full Story

Project on Government Oversight

Project on Government Oversight

          Editor's Choice Where the @#%& is the Oversight? At a time of growing suspicion about the way the federal government conducts the people's business, the recent whistleblower allegations related to big-time investors' special access to government information certainly were not heartening. POGO Senior Fellow Adam Zagorin wonders where the oversight is. Read about it on POGO’s blog.   Leaked Report Documents F-35’s ... Full Story

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Just in time for the Fourth of July, Ball Aerospace held a ribbon cutting for its expanded Aerospace Manufacturing Center in Westminster, Colo. Community leaders, elected officials, and employees were on hand for the June 29 ceremony and tours of the $14.6 million expansion project. President and CEO of Ball Aerospace & Technologies, David Taylor hosted the event and praised the Ball employees for their dedication and ability to deliver what the customers wanted and needed. He said ... Full Story

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