February 7, 2023

Readiness Not Improving Says NDIA

Readiness

The National Defense Industrial Association completed its second unclassified summary of the health and readiness of the defense industrial base, “Vital Signs 2021.” Like “Vital Signs 2020,” this report’s final grade for the health and readiness of the defense industrial base was a “C.” This year’s score was 74, slightly lower than last year’s 75.

Pax Test Syncs Manned & Unmanned Growlers

growlers

The Navy test wing at NAS Patuxent River tested the technology allowing F/A-18 Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers to perform combat missions with unmanned systems.

St. Mary’s Airport Meeting Rescheduled

St. Mary's Airport

The St. Mary’s Airport Rules special meeting, postponed from Jan. 14, is rescheduled during the Airport Advisory Board’s regular January meeting, Jan. 28 at 6 pm at the Airport Terminal Building, Hollywood, MD.