The Navy has extended the grounding of all of its T-45 training jets indefinitely after a group of instructor pilots refused to fly the aircraft. The service’s engineers need to figure out what’s causing a spike in dangerous physical symptoms in pilots brought on by a drop in oxygen in the cockpit.
Trump’s ultimatum to China: fail to pressure North Korea to disable its nuclear program and the US will take action on its own against North Korea.
The College of Southern Maryland has another busy month of activities planned in April at all of its campuses.
The first US aircraft carrier of Trump presidency entered the Persian Gulf last week. The USS George H.W. Bush’s overall mission is to provide a base for airstrikes against the Islamic State group.
Two classes have been added to the spring schedule at the College of Southern Maryland’s Leonardtown Campus, helping anyone who wants to learn to safely operate and use a small unmanned aircraft, or drone.
A free information session on CSM’s new drone course will be held 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus in the Center for Business and Industry.
CSM will offer a two-week, 18-hour “Introduction to Small Unmanned Aircraft System” course to teach hobbyists and professionals how to fly drones safely and legally.
A Pentagon official told an audience of submarine officers and military contractors that the US Navy needs more underwater drones — and it needs them now.
The Navy budget will change for FY19. Navy leaders are calling for budget planning to work strategically instead of starting off with spending limits as a guidepost.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — DARPA — wants the capability to track and identify low-flying drones, as it can with planes and other unmanned aerial systems. Systems are being developed to track UAS flying below 1,000 feet. That would be the military equivalent of the air traffic control system.