December 19, 2018

Autonomous Tools Urgent Needs of Warfighter

RADM Mark Darrah

The warfighter needs solutions yesterday, tools that support mission autonomy are urgently sought.

Athletes & Warships Head to Olympics

Amid continued security concerns at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, the US has two warships and transport aircraft ready to evacuate US officials and athletes.

More Relevance, Collaboration Needed in Acquisition Process

Pax River’s program executive officer for unmanned aviation and strike weapons says it’s a new world and briefed contractors on how to succeed in it.

Pax River Graduates a Dozen Systems Engineers

systems engineer grads 2013

Capt. Ted Mills to step down and retire.

Eastern Shore Drone Crash Caused by Faulty Tail

BAMS-D

The Pax River Global Hawk plunged from 18,000 feet into an Eastern Shore swamp last year after operators lost control.

Navy: Mechanical Failure Caused Global Hawk Crash

Capt. Jim Hoke

BAMS-D Captain says last month’s drone crash was the result of mechanical failure, not user error or communications.

Global Hawk Crashed Just After Takeoff

BAMS-D Pax River air show

Rear Adm. Shannon says the BAMS demonstrator malfunctioned 10 minutes into its flight.

Pax River Cleans Up Drone Crash Site

BAMS-D

The cause of the Global Hawk accident is still under investigation.

Lockheed, Machinists Agree to Mediation

F-35 JSF assembly line

Machinists at the Joint Strike Fighter plant and at Pax River have been on strike for two months.

Crashes and UFO Reports? It’s the 50s Again at Pax River

X-47B UCAS-D

The mid-20th Century was a time of extreme experimentation for Pax River, and it’s becoming that way again.