If Canada doesn’t join the F-35 JSF program it may negatively affect the long-term affordability of the F-35 for all participants.
A report determined that the crash was preventable and occurred because the K-MAX pilots did not react quickly enough when it experienced unexpected wind.
NAVAIR is now working with the Marine Corps on formal requirements and new concepts of K-MAX operations.
Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Leader’s owners or staff. A Senate panel on Tuesday approved nearly $550 billion in military spending as part of a bill that would keep alive weapon systems the Pentagon wanted to retire, Navy Times reports. The chamber’s Appropriations Defense subcommittee unanimously approved legislation that would give the Pentagon $489.6 billion in base spending and $58.3 billion in war funding. It would block a long list of weapon…
The Joint Chiefs and DefSec Hagel say personnel cost cuts necessary to preserve “readiness”, but Congress remains committed to preserving benefits.
Job-security concerns may compound pressures already producing record behavioral and physical health issues.
A full fiscal 2014 Pentagon spending bill will be included in a compromise measure that must pass before next Tuesday night to avert a gov. shutdown.
Pax River’s program executive officer for unmanned aviation and strike weapons says it’s a new world and briefed contractors on how to succeed in it.
Observers surprised at China’s speed, legislators crave drone jobs for constituents.
Pax River needs to become a Center for UAV Integration.