Inside the Navy highlights

By Lee Hudson / September 11, 2017 at 10:18 AM

Some must-reads from this week's issue of Inside the Navy:

1. The new head of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program expects to have approval of a new plan by late October that will allow it to continuously develop software capabilities following the completion of the post-system development and demonstration phase.

Full Story: F-35 PEO eyes approval for new follow-on plan in October

2. Science Applications International Corp. has delivered 14 of 16 prototype Amphibious Combat Vehicles, the company's chief executive confirmed last week.

Full Story: SAIC yet to deliver two ACV prototypes

3. Government auditors have determined the Navy has valid requirements and a solid acquisition approach for the new MQ-25 Stingray, and revealed the unmanned aerial system has a $5 billion cost ceiling.

Full Story: GAO: Navy's MQ-25 has valid requirements and reports $5B cost ceiling