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January 29, 2022

Government Accountability Office Warns KC-46 Pegasus Program

USAF Told to Let Systems Mature Before Going All-In On Expensive, Unrefined Systems

The US Air Force has been warned of re-treading mistaken ground in their troubled KC-46 Pegasus tanker program, being warned against accepting a redesign of its floundering Remote Vision System without taking appropriate precautions against waste, said the GAO. The plan as-is essentially places the USAF on the hook for increased financial responsibility as it commits to the new design of the marginally functional system before the technology involved is adequately developed. The accountability office recommends the force fully assess and test the technology involved, and keep an open mind towards waiting for more maturation and engineering to take place before

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CBP Successfully Rescues Stranded Migrant

Air and Marine Ops Locates, Retrieves Abandoned Woman

The Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and US Border Patrol agents reported a successful evacuation of a female migrant from the Baboquivari Mountains on the night of January 20. The rescue was set into action when local emergency responders were called from the lost migrant who reportedly was abandoned in the midst of the desert. She said she could no longer attempt to trek on her own, as she had been left to wander for 4 straight days. “The desert is dangerous, and smugglers take no issue abandoning migrants once their profit is made,” said Tucson sector chief patrol agent John Modlin. “A cell phone can be the difference between life and death. But the bottom line for migr

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