May 13, 2021

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What’s Next for the Navy’s LCS Fleet?

LCS

The littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords launches a Naval Strike Missile in the Philippine Sea on Oct. 1, 2019. The missile is a long-range, precision-strike weapon designed to seek and destroy enemy ships. (US Navy photo by Navy Chief Petty Officer Shannon Renfroe) Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not reflect opinions of the Leader’s owners or staff. Chief of Naval Operations ADM Michael Gilday offered details to a House defense subcommittee on the US Navy’s plans for…

WBB Chosen Pax Partnership Member of the Year

Member

The Patuxent Partnership has named its 2019 Member of the Year. Whitney, Bradley, Brown Inc. was honored for outstanding leadership, community support, and commitment to the economic growth and development of Southern Maryland.

3-Part Webinar Series

Webinar

A three-part webinar series is planned to begin June 9, 2020. Other sessions will be offered June 16 and July 14.

TPP Extends Member of Year Nomination Deadline

Member of Year

The Patuxent Partnership is accepting nominations for its 2019 Member of the Year award. To accommodate the recent changes in work scheduling, the nominations are now due May 1, 2020.

Naval Systems Inc. Is TPP Member of the Year

Naval Systems Inc.

Naval Systems Inc. has been named Member of the Year by The Patuxent Partnership for 2018. 

White House Objects to 2nd LCS in 2019

LCS littoral combat ships

As the Senate takes up the 2019 Defense Appropriations Bill, the White House has made clear it does not approve of a provision that calls for two littoral combat ships in 2019, one more than the Navy asked for in its budget.

ASEC Earns TPP Member of Year Award

ASEC Earns TPP Member of Year Award

Aviation Systems Engineering Company was honored for its outstanding leadership, community support, and commitment to the economic growth and development of Southern Maryland on May 23 when it was named 2017 Member of the Year by The Patuxent Partnership.

CSM, AVIAN Create Training Agreement

training agreement

College of Southern Maryland and AVIAN LLC have created a new collaborative training agreement, in which CSM will offer three new workforce development and training courses at its Leonardtown Campus, starting in fall 2017. The new partnership was marked with a ceremonial signing May 22.

Maryland Defense Network Highlighted at Event

Maryland Defense Network

The Maryland Defense Network has everything you ever wanted to know about active defense contractors in Maryland, and when their contracts expire.

DoD Blocked LCS Cost Overruns from GAO Report

LCS cost overruns

A week before the FY17 DoD budget — upped to $584 billion — is expected to finally reach the House floor, a congressional audit reports cost overruns in the controversial Littoral Combat Ship program were classified and kept out of an earlier Government Accountability Office report.