June 27, 2022

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Wind Farm Nears Final Vote

Somerset County execs will meet October 28 and likely vote on the wind farm draft ordinance before submitting it to County Commissioners by November 3.

Cove Point LNG Project Approved

Construction of the Dominion Resources liquefied natural gas export project in Cove Point was approved by US federal regulators on Monday.

Navy May Cut Triton Buy

The unmanned MQ-4C Triton aircraft’s improved reliability could lead the Navy to buy fewer of the UAVs than the 68 it now has on order.

MQ-4C Triton Arrives at Pax

An MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) arrived at NAS Pax River with 2 more expected in the next few weeks.

Mikulski Optimistic on Avoiding Shutdown

Senator Mikulski believes that Congress can pass a stopgap spending measure by this weekend and avoid an October 1 government shutdown.

F-35 Testing Could be Delayed

The F-35 program chief warns there is a danger of missing deadlines if his test fleet of aircraft are not flying regularly by the end of the month.

X-47B UCAS Completes Testing

The Navy’s X-47B UCAS completed its final test aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt and returned to its home base at NAS Pax River after eight days at sea.

UCLASS RFP Release Imminent

X-47B UCAS-D on USS Truman

NAVAIR says the UCLASS RFP will be released after a final senior DoD review and approval scheduled to occur over the next three weeks.

Canada Wavering on F-35 Buy

If Canada doesn’t join the F-35 JSF program it may negatively affect the long-term affordability of the F-35 for all participants.

Boeing Succeeds with Derivative Aircraft

Boeing’s ubiquitous commercial jets form the basis of military aircraft versatility and efficiency.