February 24, 2018

SpaceX Launches Secret Govt. Satellite

SpaceX Launches Secret Govt. Satellite

SpaceX launched a secret US government satellite called Zuma on Sunday from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Chinese Nationals Indicted for Hacking

Indicted for Hacking

US indicts three Chinese nationals for hacking into Moody’s Analytics, Siemens AG, and Trimble computer networks, alleging the hackers used email phishing scams and malware to try to steal business secrets.

Dropping Wall Funds Could Keep Government Open

Government Open

Dropping funds for a US border wall from their spending proposal could net the Republicans the Democratic votes needed to keep government open beyond Friday.

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.

Blue Angels Return to Work

The Blue Angels will resume performances July 2 at the National Cherry Festival Air Show in Traverse City, MI, reports Navy Times. A month ago one of their pilots was killed in a crash while practicing for an air show.

Grease Skids: Reduce Spending Bill Amendments, Ryan Proposes

House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to eliminate amendments that are bogging down, and sometimes killing, spending bills.

Pilot Dies in Blue Angels Crash in Tennessee

A Blue Angels F/A-18 fighter jet crashed Thursday near Nashville, TN, killing the pilot just days before a weekend air show performance,

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.

Boehner May Delay Leadership Vote

Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner’s replacement will be voted on Thursday, but the vote for the No. 2 and No. 3 leadership slots may be delayed.

China’s J-31 Stealth Fighter Unveiled Soon

The J-31 stealth fighter is a land based jet but could also evolve into a carrier based ‘naval configuration’, and become a direct competitor for the F-35.