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Time to Sink the Littoral Combat Ship

Facing a staggering array of technical problems and deficiencies, the time has come to cancel the Littoral Combat Ship.

January 28, 2021 — Sean Kennedy 1611866229

Critical Waste Issues for Defense Authorization Conferees

The House and Senate are currently negotiating the final bill language for the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.  There are certain critifcal waste issues in the legislation that should be addressed before final passage.

December 1, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1606840585

Strike Three for the Pentagon

For the third straight year, the Department of Defense was unable to pass a clean audit.  The Pentagon now estimates that it will need another seven years to accomplish this task.

November 19, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1605820277

Yet Another Missed Deadline for the F-35

The Joint Strike Fighter program has missed yet another deadline, with technical problems ruling out moving to full-scale production.

October 30, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1604086678

CCAGW Sends Letter to Senate and House Armed Services Leadership Regarding NDAA Provisions

CCAGW sends a letter to the four corners regarding the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. CCAGW objects to the provisions of both the House and Senate versions of the NDAA that would eliminate the Chief Management Officer (CMO) position.

Pandemic Spending Demonstrates Disconnect in Pentagon's Priorities

Pentagon officials used money provided for pandemic preparedness to support local jobs.  This should mark the end of further stimulus funding for the Department of Defense.

September 25, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1601053592

The F-35's $10 Billion Funding Gap

A new report indicates that the JSF will require an additional $10 billion beyond the amount officially claimed by the DoD.  

September 15, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1600195251

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