June 25, 2018

Compass & TPP Sponsors of Student UAV Competition

AUVSI Student Competition

The competition engages high school and undergraduate students and culminates in aerial performances June 18-22 at the Navy’s Webster Field in St. Mary’s County, MD, site of the UAS Test & Evaluation Squadron.

Navy Chiefs Ride for the Wall – VII

The Lexington Park contingent begin at Compass Systems to join the Memorial Day Motorcycle event to honor those who have died in our nation’s Service and those who serve today.

Morning Coffee: DoD Contracting Down in March

Contracts fall 11 percent as the Pentagon continues to respond to sequestration cuts and the Afghanistan pullout.

‘Pivot to Manufacturing’ – Compass’ Growing Success

Manufacturing builds upon the firm’s reputation for developing and delivering new products and solutions rapidly for a unique class of customers.

Morning Coffee: Federal Contracting Competition Stiffens


Opportunities are attracting more bidders who make aggressive offers with smaller profit margins and losers are much more likely to protest awards.

Morning Coffee: DoD Spending Projections Improve

The Pentagon’s five-year projections for procurement spending on its 63 major weapons programs look more positive than last year’s forecast.

Morning Coffee: Navy Expands Plane Search

The USS Kidd, a guided missile destroyer, has now joined the USS Pinckney in the search effort for a missing Malaysian airliner.

Morning Coffee: Congress Should Shutter Some Bases

DOD says some bases are no longer needed as wars in Iraq and Afghanistan conclude but lawmakers want to protect jobs in their districts.

Morning Coffee: When Can UAVs Strike Americans?

Obama’s recent tightening of guidelines for the use of CIA attack UAVs is hampering efforts to eliminate a suspected American al-Qaida operative.

Morning Coffee: Satellites Improve Arctic Communication

The U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellites may be able to significantly improve communication in the Arctic.