- US NAVAIR’s Air Combat Electronics office (PMA209) recently held an industry day on the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE). Here is the slidedeck [PDF] explaining that FACE is a standard of standards set to re-architect the acquisition of aircraft software systems.
- Ellen Lord, the recently-appointed CEO of Textron Systems, told Defense News that she’s not sure she has seen changes per se from Better Buying Power acquisition reform, save for more compliance-driven caution and rigor.
- Defense Update questions the motives and methodology of researchers quoted by Haaretz, who said that Iron Dome’s real interception rate was much lower than was self-reported by the Israel Defense Forces.
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