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Department of Defense (DoD) and Commercial Aircraft Transparency Construction, Materials, and Applications

  Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) staff responded to a technical inquiry on materials, manufacturing methods, and properties for transparent aircraft parts like windshields or windscreens, canopies, windows, and blast shields.  DSIAC developed a…


The F-35 Has a New Problem That Won’t Be Easy to Solve

The U.S. military”s growing fleet of F-35 stealth fighters will fall short of the 80 percent readiness goal that former Defense Secretary James Mattis instituted before quitting in protest of President Donald Trump”s foreign policy in January 2019. Former Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, who is Trump”s nominee to replace Mattis, in mid-July 2019