HII [HII] on Monday said it has created the new corporate position of chief technology officer (CTO) that will be filled by Todd Barkey, who has been CTO of the company’s Mission Technologies segment since 2021. HII said it created the new role to oversee its technology strategy, strengthen its ...

The Pentagon Inspector General (IG) said last week that it plans to begin an audit of how the program for the Lockheed Martin [LMT] F-35 has maintained a real-time inventory in the Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS) of F-35s, aircraft parts in the global spares pool, support equipment ...

A Pentagon decision on the future path for the F-35 engine may come this year. Raytheon Technologies‘ [RTX] Pratt & Whitney F135 equips the Lockheed Martin [LMT] F-35 fighter, but the F-35 program has said that the fighter will need a new or significantly upgraded engine with improved ...