July 16, 2019

Navy Continues Testing With Biofuels

Growler

In tests this month at NAS Patuxent River, the Navy went all out to experiment using 100 percent biofuels for its jets.

Insitu Sued Over ScanEagle Skyhook

Insitu ScanEagle Skyhook

The Boeing-owned company is locked in a scuffle with a patent claimant over small Navy ISR drone.

Congress Proposes $631 Billion Defense Bill

money stack

The bill challenges the Obama administration’s pledge to veto a bill with unnecessary programs.

Poseidon Program Already Fighting Tech Obsolescence

p-8a poseidon flutter test

Navy allocates $8.5 million to replace the aircraft’s electronic warfare technology.

Navy Bets on Biofuels

Despite Congressional resistance, the Navy keeps pushing for biofuels.

Jacques Gansler: Go Slow on Acquisitions Reform

Jacques Gansler

Former undersecretary of defense for Clinton warns the Pentagon not to repeat past mistakes.

Marine F/A-18 Hornet Crashes at NAS Fallon

FA-18 C

Pilot successfully ejects from aircraft.

NAWCAD Commander Addresses Pax Force Reductions

Rear Adm. Randy Mahr

Rear Adm. Randy Mahr says layoffs will continue at Pax River.

Obama Exempts Military Personnel Programs from Cuts

White House

White House makes its latest tactical move in showdown with Congress over sequestration.

Morning Coffee: Kudos to the KMAX

Kmax helicopter

Vice Adm. David Architzel praises the performance of the KMAX unmanned helicopter during its Afghanistan deployment.