Latest Articles by Frank Wolfe


The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) intends to meet the goals of its Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) by Sept. 30, which is the end of the current fiscal year. The agency funded ALIAS at nearly $17.2 million in fiscal 2018 and $10 million in fiscal 2019 but has ...

The Leonardo AW159 helicopter — dubbed the Wildcat by the Royal Navy — has helped HMS Dragon and 815 Naval Air Squadron net eight drug busts since last September, and U.K. authorities say the stashes of heroin, hashish, and crystal methamphetamine recovered mark a record for the Royal Navy. On ...

While U.S. Navy/Marine Corps requirements call for 38 amphibious ships to support the simultaneous deployment of two Marine Expeditionary Brigades, the Navy has not budgeted for any such ships in its FY 2020 budget. The requirements call for 12 LHDs or LHAs, 13 LPDs, and 13 LSDs or LPD Flight II ...

U.S. Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy said on Wednesday that the Army will buy 10 percent fewer Boeing [BA] CH-47F Block II upgrades than planned to fund top modernization priorities, such as Long-Range Precision Fires, Future Vertical Lift (FVL) and the Next Generation Combat Vehicle. “We went ...