September 17, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

St. Mary’s Camera Club Gears Up for Fair -

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Festival of Trees Seeking Sponsors -

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

MedStar to Offer Acupuncture Talk, Demo -

Friday, September 6, 2019

Winners in 5th District Art & App Contests Honored -

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Morning Coffee: Big DoD Cuts Still Miss Target

Personnel, benefits, ships and entire military bases are on the chopping block, but still DoD is far short of what sequestration might still require for FY2015.

Morning Coffee: Laser Weapons Improve

laser trap

The new generation of laser weapons are approaching the power and efficiency needed for active military use.

Morning Coffee: When Can UAVs Strike Americans?

Obama’s recent tightening of guidelines for the use of CIA attack UAVs is hampering efforts to eliminate a suspected American al-Qaida operative.

Morning Coffee: DoD Exec Defends “Poseidon”

A DoD acquisition executive responded this week to a negative report on the Navy’s Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

Morning Coffee: Sikorsky’s Future Debated

SH-60B Seahawk

The future of Sikorsky, America’s leading helicopter maker, is being evaluated by its parent company.

Morning Coffee: Blue Angels Open 20+ Billets

blue angels

The Blue Angels remain a revered public face of naval aviation, which alone among the services continues the F-35 cost debate even as developing future air warfare strategies.

House Approves Spending Bill

capitol hill winter

The House of Representatives passed the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill and it now moves to the Senate for its consideration.

Full Fiscal 2014 DoD Funding Possible

A full fiscal 2014 Pentagon spending bill will be included in a compromise measure that must pass before next Tuesday night to avert a gov. shutdown.

Budget Delivers a Merry Christmas to Contractors

capitol hill winter

The bi-partisan budget bill on its way toward final approval makes big winners of big defense contractors, especially in aerospace and arms. Investors can expect a happy new year.

Google Buys DARPA’s Favorite Robotics Lab

Boston Dynamics became the eighth robotics firm Google has purchased in the past six months. Current military contracts will be honored, say Google execs, but the company doesn’t seek to become a military contractor on its own.