August 21, 2019

US Assembles Military Might in Pacific

Military Might

The US is amassing its military power in the Pacific region.

Hypoxia Nagging Safety Problem in Some Aircraft

Pilots in F/A-18 Hornet variants and EA-18G Growler aircraft may be vulnerable to hypoxia-like symptoms.

China Can Track F-35 JSF

F-35C JSF formation

China’s “passive” radar detection device may be able to track the F-35 stealthy fighter at distances of up to 400 kilometers.

F-35 Fire ‘Isolated Incident,’ DoD Says

Redesign or part replacement not contemplated in securing airworthiness of F-35s.

Morning Coffee: Sikorsky’s Future Debated

SH-60B Seahawk

The future of Sikorsky, America’s leading helicopter maker, is being evaluated by its parent company.

Boehner to Senate: Pass Defense Budget Bills

The House completed work months ago, but Party quarreling in the Senate continues to hold up passage of the Pentagon spending bill. Senate leaders intend to reconsider the bill next week after returning from a two week hiatus.

Come Meet the F/A-18!

Pax River Naval Air Museum will be hosting a Meet the Airplane with its F/A-18 and a 50/50 raffle. The flight simulators will be open too!