March 21, 2019

Lockheed Lays Off 740

job cut scissors

Job reductions hit the sensor unit, including 75 in the DC area, as defense giant tightens up.

Global Hawk Crashed Just After Takeoff

BAMS-D Pax River air show

Rear Adm. Shannon says the BAMS demonstrator malfunctioned 10 minutes into its flight.

Pax River Health Clinic Captain Fired

Capt. Lisa Raimondo

Navy cites a “significant lack of leadership and integrity” for its decision.

Senate, White House Square Off over Sequestration

capitol hill

Senate wants details on how automatic defense cuts will affect DoD. HASC chair thinks Pentagon is secretly planning for it.

Students Compete for Prizes with UAVs

AUVSI Student Competition 2012

The AUVSI Student Competition at Webster Outlying Field attracts the nation’s brightest engineering students.

$100 Billion in Cuts Could Stave Off Sequester

capitol hill

Senate to debate a proposed debt deal today.

Automatic Cuts Could Claim 1 Million Jobs

capitol hill

Bipartisan study estimates the employment impact of sequestration.

Whistle Blowers Allege Defects in V-22, JSF Engines

v-22 on ground

Rolls-Royce faces employee lawsuit.

Hydrogen-Powered UAV Takes Flight

Phantom Eye UAV

Boeing’s Phantom Eye drone aims to raise the bar for durability and payload.

Senate Wants to Boost Hornet Production

f-18 hornet afterburner

Senate defense funding bill would authorize more production, keeping Boeing’s Super Bug line open.