July 18, 2024

Fire Scout Seen Improving in Full DOT&E Report

Fire Scout at Pax

The full version of the Director of Operational Test & Evaluation’s 2012 report is now available online.

Maryland Stands to Lose Big in Sequestration

Five states have a lot to lose if sequestration proceeds. Maryland is one.

FAA Halts Domestic UAV Testing Site Selection

BAMS-D

Southern Maryland is vying to be one of the first site selected for testing unmanned aircraft in domestic civil airspace.

Marines Wrapping Up Integrator Developmental Testing

Integrator

The Corps prepares to purchase a few RQ-21As, which began testing at Webster Field, for further development.

A New Age of Aircraft Carriers?

aircraft carrier

China’s entry into the aircraft carrier club could change the balance of power in the Pacific.

NAVAIR Gains New Fire Scout Experts in Afghanistan

Fire Scout experts

Maintenance and operations officers from Northrop Grumman recently became government employees.

Blazer Wins Webster Field Construction Contract

Webster Field drones

Great Mills construction firm will construct $1.6 million unmanned aircraft facility.

NAWCAD Commander Addresses Pax Force Reductions

Rear Adm. Randy Mahr

Rear Adm. Randy Mahr says layoffs will continue at Pax River.

Pax River Fixing and Arming the Fire Scout

Engineers at Webster Field have identified problems with the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter and plan to arm it with rockets.

Obama Exempts Military Personnel Programs from Cuts

White House

White House makes its latest tactical move in showdown with Congress over sequestration.