July 21, 2024

Security Checks Costing Jobs

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.

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Routine checks are leaving Navy contractors jobless.

DARPA’s drone crowdsourcing project kicks off. Ares, for one, welcomes our new autonomous robot overlords. Raytheon says its laser-based missile defense system could work for drones too.

Drone base didn’t report virus hack. Defense Tech says UAV virus threat is overblown.

Virginia: The Mecca for military contractors.

Defense industry turns to cybersecurity (subscription required).

Green Hawks” see energy security in biofuel.

Bloomberg urges axing of F-35B and the Ford class carriers. BAE selected to provide night vision helmet for F-35.

Airborne Tactical Advantage gets $47 million to provide adversarial training aircraft for NAVAIR.

Panetta warns Congress not to resist targeted cuts to pet programs (subscription required).

Army, Navy propose killing $8.3 billion JAGM program (subscription required).

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