air force

The local economics of fighter jets

Dec 23, 2013
Earlier this month, the Air Force announced that it’s going to base 18 of its brand-new Joint Strike Fighter jets in Burlington, Vermont. For some Vermonters, the news was cause for celebration. For others, it was a wrenching defeat.
Posted In: defense contractors, Vermont, F-35, air force

New ways to cut wasteful spending at the Pentagon

May 13, 2013
The Air Force turns to rank and file to ferret out waste, following the example of the private sector.
Posted In: air force, sequestration, Pentagon, budget cuts, management

Air Force cancels big iPad buy

Feb 23, 2012
Personally, I blame Maverick. He kept flying into the Danger Zone. Right into the Danger Zone. All the way to the Danger Zone.
Posted In: iPad, iPad 2, air force

Exploding remote control cars!

Sep 7, 2011
No, not for Christmas. Dang it, we never get to have any fun. These have emerged from a contest held by the Air Force. An open call for a device...
Posted In: air force, airbags, remote control