May 22, 2024

F-35B Performs for Press

Welcome to Morning Coffee, a robust blend of links to news around the Internet concerning Naval Air Station Patuxent River, NAVAIR, the Pentagon and beyond. The Leader provides this link feature as a survey of the news affecting the local military economy. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Leader’s owners or staff.

Two Marine Corps variants of the F-35B Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter, are secured on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) during sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo)

As foretweeted by Victor Chen, the Marines show off the F-35B’s vertical landing to reporters aboard the USS Wasp. Testers observe minimal downwash issues (subscription required) during trials.

Britsh Royal Navy brass chat with Architzel about the EMALS at Lakehurst.

Air Force virus incident sheds light on U.S. cyber defense.

Experts say Navy need more long-range strike capability.

Delays in defense funding could threaten pay bonuses. Center for Defense Information hammers Panetta’s rhetoric in op-ed.

JSF-style sensors on helos could happen.

A self-regulating UAV network?

Next CEO of GE could be a non-U.S. citizen.

Video: Super Hornet surfs its own shockwave at Houston a airshow.

‘Son of Osprey’ could replace all Army helicopters.

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