Gate 3 Closure Snarls Lexington Park Traffic
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The reduced hours at Naval Air Station Patuxent River’s Gate 3 is snarling Lexington Park traffic, according to The Enterprise. The county commissioners complain to base commander Capt. Ted Mills, The Bay Net reports. Capt. Mills takes his case to the pages of The Tester.
Air Force general says the Pentagon is trying to cover up safety problems with the V-22 Osprey and that his crash report cost him his job, according to Wired.
An MIT study hints that Somerset County’s windmills could live in harmony with Pax River’s Atlantic Test Range, according to Delmarva Now.
Pax River’s newest Chief Warrant Officer 5 makes history.
Sen. John McCain threatens to block any layoff payments made by the government to defense contractors over sequestration.
Negotiations between the Pentagon and Lockheed Martin over the fifth batch of Joint Strike Fighters are down to arguing over $100 million in costs, according to Reuters.
NAVAIR contracts: Raytheon Co. gets $15.8 million for 48 integrated multi-platform launch controllers for installation on F/A-18 aircraft; and ManTech gets $11.4 million more for engineering and technical support.
The two newest Navy amphibs may be the last of their kind, AOL Defense reports.