February 25, 2018

Chemical Weapons Ship Making Ready in Norfolk

No country will host the destruction of Syria’s most lethal chemical weapons, so the US is outfitting a commercial transport vessel to do the job at sea.

Journalists Ask FAA to OK Drones for Newsgathering

Civilian use of drones is drawing interest from many organizations, including the news business.

Univ. System of MD Enters PAX $38B Economy

The research and incubator facility is seen as imperative to development of unmanned aircraft and other emerging technologies at Southern Maryland industries.

Boeing’s P-8 Poseidon Contract Grows by $100 Million

Military, federal retirees and Social Security recipients will receive a COLA increase in January.

Drones Now World’s Weapon of Choice

They’ve changed the way we go to war.

JSF Scrutinized; Red Tape Is Cut for Aircraft Exports

As the JSF undergoes increasing cost surveillance and accountability studies at home, the White House is making foreign weapon sales easier.

Obama Signs Bill to End Looming Fiscal Crisis

Congress passed and Obama has signed a bill to finally clear the way to reopen government and avoid default.

South Korea: No to Boeing’s Silent Eagle

South Korea holds out for a later-generation option as President Obama at U.N. opens door to Iran, stays tough on Syria.

U.S. House Reps Seek Protection for DoD Budget

Several efforts under way to soften sequester impact on Defense spending.

Two More Furlough Days, Readiness Still Suffers

The Deputy Secretary of Defense makes the news rounds to tout a DoD budget realignment that rolls back the unpopular civilian furloughs and also to warn of a loss of military readiness as a result of sequestration.