April 4, 2020

Pax Tested Poseidons Proving Mettle; NAVAIR Integrating Systems

poseidon

Details about landing a commercial jet in San Francisco; Pakistan’s bin Laden report; a decline in US deficits and Japan’s growing prominence.

Sea Dragon Goes Down in Oman

H-53E Sea Dragon

The MH-53E aircraft was part of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15.

Virginia Beach F/A-18 Crash Due to Dual Engine Failure

f-18 hornet afterburner

The right engine stalled, and the left afterburner failed to ignite.

Navy Recognizes Adm. Shannon for Harpoon Work

Rear Adm. Shannon award

Undersecretary Work honored Rear Adm. Shannon with the Wayne E. Meyer Memorial Award for Harpoon acquisition work.

Senate: Counterfeit Parts ‘Flooding’ Military Aircraft

F-35 assembly area

The Senate Armed Services Committee says that DoD and contractors are not doing enough to weed out counterfeit Chinese parts.

Morning Coffee 7-8-11

DoD deputy secretary steps down.