- All contenders but Sikorsky announced their withdrawal of the US Air Force’s CRH competition yesterday. More coverage of this RFP implosion to follow.
- The Australian Department of Defence updated its Projects of Concern list. The Wedgetail AEW&C and JP 2070 lightweight torpedo projects have been taken off the list, while a propellant manufacturing facility in Mulwala, NSW, and the Light Weight Automatic Grenade Launcher (part of Land 40 Ph 2) have been added to it because of repeated schedule slippages.
- Some Republican congressmen such as Paul Gosar of Arizona are not reflexively against defense spending cuts, notes Politico.
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