September 29, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Hear From MD’s Adjutant General During Sept. 30 Webinar -

Monday, September 28, 2020

The Taking of Pearson: 1942 -

Monday, September 28, 2020

Reminder: Census Deadline Is Sept. 30 -

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Music Series Continues With Oct. 2-3 Events -

Friday, September 25, 2020

A Look Inside Pax’s Anechoic Chamber

Anechoic

The Naval Air Systems Command at NAS Pax River is continuing its work on the Next Generation Jammer-Low Band pod for the EA-18G Growler. Get a quick peek inside the anechoic chamber, where testing for the prototype system was conducted.

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New Navy Goal Is a 530-Ship Fleet

530 ship fleet

Forget a 355-ship goal for the US Navy. The Pentagon is now recommending a fleet as large as 530 ships and moving the service toward a lighter force with many more ships but fewer aircraft carriers and large surface combatants.

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New MOU for Military/Civilian Space Agencies

The US Space Force has signed a new memorandum of understanding with NASA, laying out areas for collaboration between the main military and civilian space organizations within the US government.

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COVID Increasing & Complicating Vet Homelessness

Housing advocates aren’t wondering whether the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will lead to an increase in homeless veterans, but instead how big the increase will be.

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Bill Aims to Avert Government Shutdown

CARES Act

House Democrats introduced legislation Monday that would keep the government running through December 11. Senate Republicans have said they will oppose the spending bill.

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Navy Running Short on Fighter Pilots

Defense Trade

Technical and safety problems have left the US Navy short by about 90 fighter pilots. That’s the message from naval air training chief RADM Robert Westendorff, speaking at a virtual Tailhook symposium.

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USAF Flies Secret F-X Fighter Jet

F-X

The Air Force has built and flown a mysterious full-scale prototype of its F-X future fighter jet, but details will remain a mystery within the connected air warfare systems platforms in space or the cyber realm.

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Mysterious Drones Visited THAAD Battery in Guam

drone incursion

The US Army’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery charged with defending Guam from ballistic missile attacks appeared in the area of interest last year when repeated drone incursions over Andersen Air Force Base were spotted.

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US Military Might in the Pacific

Military Valiant Shield

Valiant Shield 2020 has assembled US military forces in the Pacific region for the 12-day training exercise.

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DoD Ups Estimates for Contractors’ COVID Relief

COVID Relief

The Pentagon acquisition chief estimates $20 billion is needed to help the defense industry cover COVID-19 costs.

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