March 1, 2024

Navy TALSA East Is First for UAS Training

TALSA East

The US Navy’s Training and Logistics Support Activity East officially opened last month. TALSA East is the first dedicated Navy facility for unmanned aircraft operators to complete SUAS training. The first official course in the new facility in Virginia Beach, VA, will begin August 8 for SkyRaider R80D.

Large Contractors: Profits Up, Sales & Lobbying Down

Large defense firms fared better than small firms in the first round of sequestration and small companies are urged to raise their visibility as analysts predict budget contractions will continue.

Budget Cuts All Services & Contractor Pay, But Stocks Rise

A re-work of furlough scheduling qualifies Navy employees for unemployment insurance and a re-think of tactical nuclear strikes is needed now says a Pentagon-respected think-tank.