August 19, 2019

DHS Issues Alert on Chinese Drones

chinese drones

The Department of Homeland Security issued an alert on Chinese drones, which could pose security risks, including data theft. Most drones purchased in the US are manufactured in China.

Can FY19 Budget Staunch R&D Spending Decline?

R&D

Congressional and Pentagon leaders are concerned that the steadily declining portion of the military budget spent on research and development is exacerbating the threat that the US is losing its technological edge against its competitors and enemies. The Senate Appropriation Committee looks to boost R&D spending in the FY19 budget.

Dunaway Spreads the Word: Open Architecture

VADM Dunaway makes no secret about NAVAIR’s goal of bringing more work in-house and using open architecture.

Hoyer Urges ‘Clean Bill’ from GOP to Fund DHS

Hoyer calls on all Republicans to unite on a straight forward bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. Some Republicans have tied the funding bill to a referendum on Obama’s immigration policies.

Maryland Offshore Wind Farm Leases to be Auctioned

Eastern Shore wind energy

Federal officials announced wind energy development leases would be offered for 80,000 acres at least 10 nautical miles off Ocean City late next year.

FY14 Pentagon Funding Uncertainty “Extraordinary Situation”

Three very different 2014 DOD funding scenarios are still being considered a month and a half into the fiscal year.