Who Are Those Guys?

More on Gordon England’s new fighter review (DR, 8/15): The study is being carried out by Vienna, Va., consulting firm Whitney, Bradley, & Brown. And they are? Well, they are your typical Beltway Bandits. According to a corporate profile, WBB is a technical and management consultation firm with a staff of 150. Clients include DOD, DHS, NASA, and DOT. Annual revenue of $30 million. Oh, it’s also the firm that England used to help him slash Navy and Marine Corps fighter programs in the name of “integrating” the two. (More on their website located here.)