September 24, 2017

Congress Still Debating Veterans Benefit Cuts

Congress is considering a number of ways to further restore veteran benefits by making financial cuts in other legislative areas.

Innovators, Set Your Compass for Lexington Park

When the business is yours, the job is to answer this question: What should we be inventing? Compass Systems is building some of the answers.

Snowden: NSA Spy Mission “Collapsing”

In a recent letter to “the people of Brazil” NSA leaker Edward Snowden offered to help that nation investigate alleged American spying but would require Brazil to provide political asylum because the US “government will continue to interfere with my ability to speak.”

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.