Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight
to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"Everything is easy if somebody else is the one doing it." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, March 15, 2013

A Ten-Minute Objective Lesson in DoD Procurement

Which is also why the Lawn Dart has morphed from a lightweight day fighter into a tricked-out pig, why it took over two decades to field the F-22 and the V-22, why it took the Army almost fifteen years to develop the M-14* and so on.

* Though, to be fair, part of the time in developing the M-14 was spent in creatively rigging tests to eliminate the FAL.

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