February 21, 2024

Uptick in Attacks on US Troops in Middle East

Attacks

As the US continues to move its assets around the Middle East to support Israel in its war against Hamas, the number of attacks on US troops nearby has increased.

Where DoD Spends Its Defense Dollars

Defense Dollars

The Defense Department’s Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation’s latest report on where the Pentagon spends it defense dollars has Maryland in the No. 6 spot. According to the fiscal 2022 report, $26.4 billion was spent on defense contracts and personnel in the state. Virginia claimed the top spot on the list.

Former Pax Test Pilot to Lead Next NASA ISS Mission

Test Pilot

LT COL Jasmin Moghbeli will lead NASA’s next space station mission. She will serve as the commander of the upcoming SpaceX Crew-7 mission, slated to launch August 17. Moghbeli is a graduate of the US Naval Test Pilot School at Pax River.

Report: Presidential Helicopter ‘Unreliable’ in Emergencies

Presidential Helicopters

A Pentagon report says the new presidential helicopter is unreliable in emergency situations and not “operationally suitable.”

US or China. Who Is Winning AI Battle?

AI

Which country has the best artificial intelligence technology in the world? It depends on who you ask. These military cybersecurity experts have differing opinions.

China’s AI Expertise Threatens US, Europe

AI

Multiple warnings indicate China could pull ahead for supremacy in Artificial Intelligence, prompting outcries for the US and European nations to join forces to counterbalance the technological advances coming from Beijing.

2-Day DoD Virtual Symposium on AI

Symposium

The Patuxent Partnership is sharing information about an upcoming Defense Department artificial intelligence symposium and exposition on September 9-10, 2020.

Protocols Reduce Hypoxia – But No Clear Cause

hypoxia

The Navy has substantially reduced hypoxic-like events in its fighters and trainers through implementation of new protocols and techniques. After spending $50 million and producing 8,000 pages of technical documentation, no single reason can be identified as the cause of hypoxia-like events.

First COVID-19 Case Reported in So. Md.

COVID-19 Case

Among developments during the COVID-19 threat: First case reported in Southern Maryland; 31 cases confirmed in Maryland; governor enacts an emergency order to expand access to child care for critical personnel; DoD says 10 service members have tested positive; Navy suspends most travel.

MUM-T’s the Word at Panels on AI, ANA

MUM-T’s the Word at an ANA panel hosted by The Patuxent Partnership on Sept. 19, 2019. The TPP ANA Panel, Manned plus Unmanned: Agile, Lethal, Effective, will be presented with the help of RADM Brian Corey.