California Feeling Space Pressure: With Florida ramping up efforts to protect and extend its space industry, California is getting a tad nervous. According to the Los Angeles Times, Florida and several other states are advancing space initiatives that are chipping away at the California space niche. One lobbyist told the Times that the space industry seems to have more clout in the Florida political arena. Hmmm.
The Air Force overall reduced its size by 120 aircraft in fiscal year 2021, but kept about the same number of fighter, bomber and attack aircraft, according to data supplied by the service. The F-35 fleet saw the biggest increase while the B-1B bomber fleet saw the largest decline.