Posts Tagged budget

Budget Carry Gun: SCCY DVG-1

From The Truth About Guns:

The result is the DVG-1, a pistol with impressive handling and firing characteristics for the price. I have tried quite a few of the SCCY pistols over the years and have seen them in classes I’ve taught. They’re known for being feed- and function-reliable. Some of the early models with a manual safety had a habit of moving to the safe position during a firing string, but that problem has long since been resolved.

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Planes Grounded Due To “Sequestration”

From The Aviationist:

Seventeen squadrons belonging to the various U.S. Air Force commands are going to be affected by the stand down order.

The grounding is aimed to save the 44,000 flying hours (worth 591 million USD) through September.

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UAV Copter Likely To Be Cancelled

From Wired’s Danger Room:

…earlier this month, the Army issued a stop-work order — one step away from termination — to the drone’s developer Boeing. The reason? A high “probability of continued technical and schedule delays,” costs and risks that have “increased so significantly that program continuation is no longer in the best interest of the government,” said Donna Hightower, the Army’s acting product manager for unmanned aerial systems modernization.

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