April 21, 2024

CNO Gilday on the State of the Navy


Among the topics discussed during a “State of the Navy” virtual forum this week by Chief of Naval Operations ADM Mike Gilday: developing a sixth-generation fighter, the future for the use of drones and smaller aircraft carriers, DoD’s Battle Force 2045 study, and a tri-service maritime strategy to thwart China, which he calls America’s top strategic threat.

Thunderbirds, F-35 Headline Air Show in Fla.

Independence Day Closings

The Fort Lauderdale Air Show returned to the skies of south Florida after a few year’s absence due to sequestration budget cuts. On tap were the Air Force Thunderbirds and F-35 Lightning.

Blue Angels Prep for 2016 Air Show

Blue Angels

The Blue Angels are already getting set for next year’s Air Show at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, and one of them is visiting St. Mary’s County.

Joint Base Andrews Announces Air Show

The 2015 JBA Air Show on “America’s Airfield” is Sept. 19, highlighting the Thunderbirds & commemorating 100 years of the Navy Reserve.