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Rapid Fire Oct. 2, 2012: Warned Not to WARN

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* Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems announced they would not send WARN Act letters in 2012 in advance of sequestration, in the wake of OMB guidance published last Friday. from LockMart’s statement: “DOD anticipates no contract actions on or about 2 January, 2013, and […] any action to adjust funding levels on contracts as a result of sequestration would likely not occur for several months after 2 Jan.” * Rear Admiral Randolph L. Mahr will be assigned as deputy director of the JSF program. He was last appointed Commander of NAWCAD(Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division) two years ago after having been in charge of NAVAIR PMA-251 Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE). * The US Army created a Fixed Wing Project Office about a year ago within its Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation. That team is now in the early phase of defining the capabilities of a Fixed-Wing Utility Aircraft that could be used for intelligence, transport and other utility missions. * After a reorganization memo issued in July, The JTRS PEO has now been replaced by the Joint Tactical Networking Center (JTNC) which will handle SRW, MUOS, Link-16, WNW et al. Other JTRS leftovers AMF, HMS, and MIDS […]

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