Headlines – October 13 – Aerotech News & Review
Navy recovers remains of five sailors killed in helicopter crash in August
The wreckage of the MH-60S Seahawk helicopter was also recovered from the deep waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Navy who criticized US handling of withdrawal from Afghanistan to plead guilty and ask for favorable discharge
A naval officer whose viral videos criticizing senior officials for the way they withdrew from Afghanistan have created a political outcry will plead guilty to multiple counts and demand a release that allows him to retain some military advantages, said said one of his lawyers on October 12.
GM Defense Launches New Version Of Infantry Squad Vehicle
General Motors Defense transformed the United States Army Infantry Squad Vehicle into a Heavy Arms Carrier, the variant of which was launched on October 11 at the Annual Conference of the United States Army Association.
Lockheed plans to launch air defense laser weapon in future military competition
Lockheed Martin is keen to participate in an upcoming U.S. Army competition for a short-range air defense system equipped with a laser weapon that is expected to launch in FY2023, according to Tyler Griffin, director of solutions strategy for advanced products and business development of the company.
Judges Will Not Hear Offer To Restore Army’s $ 7.6 Million Contract
United States Supreme Court will not hear defense contractor Pyrotechnic Specialties offer to quash cancellation of $ 7.6 million contract with U.S. military, list of orders shows published October 12.
Kabul evacuation was a test of the army’s “real readiness”, according to FORSCOM boss
General Michael Garrett heads the Armed Forces Command, which includes more than 750,000 soldiers from the Active, Guard and Reserve components. FORSCOM prepares soldiers for work in geographic combat commands around the world.
Archbishop: Catholic troops may refuse COVID-19 vaccine
Catholic troops should be allowed to refuse COVID-19 vaccines for reasons of conscience, the Archbishop of the United States Military Services wrote in a statement on October 12.
Pentagon says hypersonic weapons are too expensive
The Pentagon wants defense contractors to reduce the ultimate cost of hypersonic weapons, the research and development official said on October 12, because the next generation of high-speed missiles in development currently cost dozens. millions per unit.
Air Force tests new bunker bomb that could target North Korea and Iran
Air Force weapons testers are examining a new 5,000-pound bomb that could become a bunker destruction tool against North Korean or Iranian nuclear facilities.
Medal of Honor recipient Duane Dewey dies at 89
Marine Reserve Cpl. Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Duane Edgar Dewey died in St. Augustine, Florida on October 11 at the age of 89.