July 12, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Bird Strike Grounds Navy Aircraft at Pax

Bird Strike

An E-6B Mercury, a nuclear command-and-control plane, hit a bird while landing at NAS Patuxent River on Oct. 2. The Navy estimates the damage due to the bird strike at about $2 million.

Pax River Computer Ensures Solid Nuke Communications

MCS-10

The Latest Mission Computer System for E-6B Mercury aircraft ensures the readiness of the Navy’s nuclear arsenal.