June 23, 2017

US, Japan Condemn N. Korea Missile Launch

North Korea missile launch

Other countries join US and Japan denouncing the recent missile launch by North Korea. The Japanese prime minister called the incident Sunday “absolutely intolerable.”

Special Ops Bulk of U.S. Strategy vs. ISIS

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Leader’s owners or staff. An anticipated Congresssional authorization of U.S forces against ISIS will rely on special ops, Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, told Defense News. Under the Obama administration’s current strategy, only a small fraction of the military actually will participate, he said. International sales could eventually account for 30 percent of Lockheed Martin Corp’s annual revenue, Chief Executive Officer Marillyn Hewson told Reuters on Wednesday. Hewson…

War on ISIS Boosts Defense Industry

The ISIS conflict is already benefiting the defense industry, specifically the makers of munitions and unmanned aircraft.

UCLASS RFP Release Imminent

X-47B UCAS-D on USS Truman

NAVAIR says the UCLASS RFP will be released after a final senior DoD review and approval scheduled to occur over the next three weeks.

Sequester Could Bring ‘Devastating Recession’ to Region

capitol hill

Region gets 20 percent of Federal payroll dollars.

To the Danger Zone

Lockheed plans to aggressively test JSF this year.