Rapid Fire 2012-01-23: Panetta on JSF, Carriers

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* Defense Secretary Panetta removes the F-35B STOVL (Short Take-Off, Vertical Landing) from its 2-year probation, just 1 year in. Rolls Royce is very happy. James Hasik adds some thoughts about the timing. * Panetta also stated the US will keep 11 aircraft carriers. * The US Army responds to complaints that their policy of […]

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