June 26, 2017

Next Gen Jammer Passes Review at Pax

Next Gen Jammer Passes Review at Pax

The Next Generation Jammer program has passed its design review during recent testing at NAS Pax River, NAVAIR officials say.

T-45 Training Grounded Indefinitely

T-45

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 Issues Ultimatum to China

North Korea Missile

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.

Music, STEM, Drones on Tap at CSM

May Events at CSM's Campuses Hughesville

The College of Southern Maryland has another busy month of activities planned in April at all of its campuses.

USS Bush Makes Its Way to Persian Gulf

USS Bush

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.

Unmanned Aircraft Courses Offered by CSM

unmanned aircraft

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.

Learn About New CSM Drone Course

csm Drone Course

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.

Commercial Drones Class Coming to CSM

csm Drone Course

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.

Pentagon: Urgent Need for Underwater Drones

urgent need for drones

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.

Navy Budget to Start With Strategy, Not Spending Limits

budget cuts

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.