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    https://aviationweek.com/defense/usaf-acquisition-head-urges-radical-shift-next-gen-fighter-program USAF Acquisition Head Urges Radical Shift For Next-Gen Fighter Program
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    TRANSCOM, MARAD Want to Speed Up Purchase of Used Ships for Reserve Fleet https://news.usni.org/2019/03/07/transcom-marad-want-speed-purchase-used-ships-reserve-fleet
     
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    now though it's above 100m (LOL)
    Contracts for March 7, 2019 https://dod.defense.gov/News/Contracts/Contract-View/Article/1779133/
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    "Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, Northridge, California, is awarded a $322,504,595 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) of the AGM-88G, Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ER). The EMD effort includes the design, integration and test of a new solid rocket motor for the AARGM-ER for use on the F/A-18E/F, EA-18G and F-35A/C aircraft platforms. Work will be performed in Northridge, California (98 percent); and Ridgecrest, California (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2023. Fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $55,087,929 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-19-C-0050)."
     
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    quote of the day comes from inside of
    Surge Sealift Force in Need of Urgent Recapitalization, Officials Say http://seapowermagazine.org/stories/20190308-Sealift.html
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    “I am deeply concerned about our ability to muster an adequate number of mariners to operate the sealift fleet for surge and sustainment operations during a mobilization lasting about six months,” Buzby said.
     
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    Another important milestone for the adaptive fighter engine.

    https://www.aviationtoday.com/2019/...-revolutionary-adaptive-cycle-fighter-engine/
     
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    Here’s Trump FY20 budget. It’s about to get shredded. https://www.defensenews.com/congress/2019/03/11/heres-trump-fy20-budget-its-about-to-get-shredded/
     
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    ABMS Expected to Pick Up Speed With New Chief Architect in Place
    3/8/2019 http://airforcemag.com/Features/Pag...-Speed-With-New-Chief-Architect-in-Place.aspx
     
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