April 12, 2024

Army Corps Leads Effort on Bridge Cleanup

Army Corps

The US Army Corps of Engineers is deploying more than 1,100 personnel to Baltimore, following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge into the Patapsco River on Tuesday. Naval Sea Systems Command is contracting out a variety of vessels to the harbor to help with clearing and reopening of the channel after a tanker struck the bridge.

Biden Wants All-Electric Military Vehicle Fleet

Electric

The Biden administration wants to require that the US military implement an all-electric vehicle fleet by 2030. The Department of Energy secretary says it can be done. A US senator says a fully electric military would be expensive and unreliable.

FEMA Calls for Face Shields; Lab at Pax River Responds

Face Shields

Demand for medical face shields has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 public health threat. And 3-D printers are stepping up to make the devices.

Navy Receives First New Triton Drone

Triton

The Navy’s first Triton drone is set to meet early operational capability in 2018, with initial operational capability slated for 2021.