February 2, 2023

Two Squadrons at Pax Earn Safety Awards


The US Naval Test Pilot School and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (HX) 21 received a Safety “S” for earning the 2020 Chief of Naval Operations Aviation Safety Award last month.

Blackjacks Team Conducts Testing of MV-22 Osprey


Pilots and engineers from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron HX-21 recently joined colleagues from other Navy and Marine Corps commands to conduct MV-22 Osprey landing and ship compatibility tests aboard the USS New York.

New US Challenge: Dealing With N. Korea

North Korea missile launch

North Korea’s latest nuclear test was the biggest recorded detonation since the country began underground testing in 2006. Analysts say this is a key step toward developing missile capable of reaching the US mainland.

Hagel Pushes BRAC and Benefit Cuts

Mr. Hagel wants a new round of military base closures (BRAC) and to limit troop benefits to give the DoD flexibility in addressing its budget problems.

DoD Objects to Wind Farm

wind turbine farm

The Somerset County wind farm project now faces formal Pentagon opposition based on possible NAS Pax River radar interference.

Tomahawk Boss Retires

Morey ended his 24-year career last week in Point Mugu, Calif.